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Burundian top judge says he fled the country after government pressure

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EYE ON AFRICA

U.N. denies accusations it tried to cover sexual abuse in Central African Republic

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MEDIAWATCH

"Francois of Arabia" criticised in French press

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DEBATE

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

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DEBATE

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 1)

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TALKING EUROPE

Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

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The health risk behind Argentina's soya paradise

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TALKING EUROPE

Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

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Music show: Mumford & Sons and the 'Queen of British Blues'

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Our journalists also give you a quirky take on the news! Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2011-07-14

US debt: Obama tries to avoid bankruptcy

Time is ticking for President Obama, who needs congressional approval to raise the debt limit or the worlds biggest economy risks grinding to a halt. Argentina has declared three days of mourning as beloved folk singer Facundo Cabral is shot dead in Guatemala. And Mexico's police force tries to win over the public with a new TV show as the bloody war on drugs claims yet more lives.

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2015-04-29 Gay marriage

USA: Gay marriage debate heads to Supreme Court

This week, the US Supreme Court is deliberating whether or not the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. A ruling is due in June and should put an end to decades...

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2015-04-22 FBI

USA: FBI admits two decades of flawed forensics

This week, the FBI owns up to a massive scandal. The agency has formally admitted its agents used flawed forensic evidence in criminal investigations for over 20 years. Next, we...

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2015-04-15 US Presidential Election 2016

2016 presidential race: Can Hillary Clinton count on the female vote?

Hillary Clinton has confirmed she's running for the 2016 US presidential election. She will be looking to woo women voters who could make the difference. Next, another black...

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2015-04-08 California

Nicaragua bucks Central America's high crime trend

This week, we head to Nicaragua, where police are adopting a radically different approach to fighting crime. Next, in California, as a devastating drought enters its fourth year,...

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2015-04-01 USA

United States: religious freedom law sparks controversy

This week, lawmakers in Indiana brought in new legislation to protect religious freedom. But opponents say this new state law gives license to discriminate against gays and...

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