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More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after Boko Haram attack

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Italy helps integrate asylum seekers through training schemes

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Film show: Berlinale, 'The Shape of Water' and 'I, Tonya'

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Korea's divided families: Hopes for a reunion after decades apart

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Iranian singer Sepideh Jandaghi: The trapped voice

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Royal gatecrasher! Queen Elizabeth attends London Fashion Week

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BUSINESS DAILY

Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency

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IN THE PRESS

The secrets of Jean-Marie Le Pen: Far-right party founder publishes tell-all

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-11-07

Social networks and their freedom to 'tweet'

We meet the Mexican who fell foul of authorities for allegedly spreading rumours on Twitter about police operations in the country’s drugs war. Also, countries in Latin America will be looking to assert their growing economic influence at this week’s G20 summit in the south of France. Finally, basketball fans are disappointed as the start of the season comes and goes without a single slam dunk.

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2018-02-14 Mexico

Mexico: Indigenous mobile phone network transforms rural areas

This week we head to Mexico, where a new mobile phone co-op has transformed rural communities without any other network. It's up and running thanks to a legal triumph by...

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2018-02-07 USA

Immigration in the US: Families left in limbo as arrests increase

This week we head to the United States, where Donald Trump has vowed to crack down on illegal immigration. It's led to an increase in the number of arrests by the US Immigration...

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2018-01-31 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: Brazil struggles to cope with influx of refugees

As Venezuela's political and economic woes deepen, more and more residents are choosing to throw in the towel. Tens of thousands have already packed their bags to escape a...

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2018-01-18 Donald Trump

Trump's presidency, one year in: 365 days of outrageous tweets and blunders

Since he came to office one year ago, US President Donald Trump has posted an average of seven messages on Twitter per day. It's a year that's been filled with not just tweets,...

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2018-01-11 USA

Oprah Winfrey: Talk show host, actress, businesswoman... president?

American TV star Oprah Winfrey won a prestigious lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes. The first big awards show of the season was overshadowed by the recent protests...

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