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Earthquake in Italy, French Burkini Ruling (part 1)

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The hidden secrets of Les Invalides

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Pro-Opposition stronghold Port-Gentil feverishly awaits presidential elections

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Alexis Michalik: treading the boards in the footsteps of 'Edmond'

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Getting away with murder in DR Congo

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'Why does Italy refuse to see the seismic risk?'

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Latest update : 2011-11-24

Super committee failure sparks blame game

We count the political cost of the US "super committee" breakdown. Who in Washington will be the biggest losers from the failure to strike a deal? Meanwhile in Brazil, a "Truth Commission" has been set up to help heal the wounds of crimes committed during the military dictatorship. Finally, we look at how prisoners are chipping in to the rush to get ready for the football World Cup in Brazil.

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2016-08-24 Donald Trump

Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

This week, as Rio wakes up from the end of Olympic fever, it's now facing a bit of a hangover in the shape of Brazil's growing political crisis. Then, just two months away from...

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2016-08-17 Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay: Renewed push to reduce number of detainees

On this week’s show: Can Barack Obama live up to his promise of closing Guantanamo Bay as his time in office draws to a close? We take a look. We also bring you the latest in the...

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2016-08-03 2016 Olympics

Rio 2016: Why many Brazilians oppose the games

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally here. And while the eyes of the world are turning to the athletes, far from all Brazilians are happy about their country hosting the games....

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2016-07-28 US Presidential Election 2016

Race to the White House: Hillary Clinton's popularity problem

This week, Hillary Clinton officially became the first female nominee of a major US political party. But she has been dealt a blow by a hacking scandal: leaked emails suggesting...

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

US presidential race: The story of Melania Trump

This week, as Donald Trump is officially nominated as the Republican Party's candidate for the White House, his wife takes centre stage with a speech that sounds awfully...

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