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Latest update : 2011-10-26

Democrats and Republicans target key battleground states

This weekend the Florida Democratic party is holding a three-day state convention. It's a key battleground, and campaigners on both sides are already trying to get their teeth into the electorate. Two key groups for them to target are the elderly and Jewish communities. We show you how both parties are trying to persuade them to tick their box.

By Charlotte LASSALLE , Claire Wambergue

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2016-07-26 immigration

Video: Inside a migrant hotspot in southern Italy

Several small towns in Italy have been identified by the authorities as so-called migrant hotspots, where the identities of migrants are recorded into the European database....

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2016-07-25 Canada

Canada: Religious sponsorship of refugees creates controversy

Within just a few months, Canada has taken in 25,000 Syrian refugees. A private sponsorship system means that around 10,000 of them are sponsored by individuals and refugee...

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2016-07-22 Pakistan

Women doctors in Pakistan challenge the status quo

While the majority of medical students in Pakistan are women, the workforce is largely made up of men, leading to an overall shortage of doctors in the country. The reason is...

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2016-07-21 World War I

Bomb disposal experts comb World War I battlefields, one century on

In recent months, ceremonies have been held to mark the centenary of major World War One battles at Verdun and the Somme in northern France. Hundreds of thousands of men were...

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2016-07-20 Mozambique

Mozambique's reputation tarnished by hidden debt scandal

A massive hidden debt scandal has tarnished Mozambique’s reputation with the international business community. In April, the southeastern African nation acknowledged that it had...

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