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Gaza conflict: Palestinians mark sombre Eid

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Celebrities in the Israel-Gaza crossfire

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Israeli strike takes out Gaza power station

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French newspaper apologises for Sarkozy story

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Last-ditch talks aim to avert Argentina default

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Europe's Plan for Putin: Will Russian Leader Bend After New Sanctions? (part 2)

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Europe's Plan for Putin: Will Russian Leader Bend After New Sanctions?

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Pakistan's Ahmadis living in fear of extremist attacks

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Latest update : 2011-10-13

Mexico's militias

First, we bring you a special report on the use of paramilitary forces by drug cartels in Mexico's gang war. Next, we meet the pensioners and students making up for spending cuts in California's police force. Finally, we look at hardship on Sesame Street, as the show's writers seek to bring attention to poverty.

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2014-07-23 tobacco

Bolivian children: heading to work aged 10

This week in an unprecedented move, Bolivia has legalised child labour, formally allowing children as young as 10 to work. Meanwhile in the US, the mayor of New York's European...

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2014-07-17 music

Obama's 'regular guy' strategy

This week, Barack Obama gets up close with the voters as he looks to boost the Democrats chances in midterm elections. Also, Bowe Bergdahl rejoins the ranks of the US army after...

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2014-07-09 USA

World Cup humiliation for host nation

This week, the sadness of Brazil is matched only by the surprise of the rest of the world as the world cup hosts and favourites are crushed by Germany. Then, a World Cup ticket...

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2014-06-25 2014 FIFA World Cup

US foreign policy: Back to Iraq

This week, US Secretary of State John Kerry jets in to the Middle East for crisis talks on Iraq. Washington is insisting its involvement will be limited. Next, Brazil is in...

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2014-06-18 2014 FIFA World Cup

Iraq crisis: Washington weighs military options

The US is once again facing a conflict in Iraq. Washington says it is studying all options, but seems very reluctant to put boots on the ground. Next, the US Supreme Court wants...

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