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Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Do Scandals Matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 2)

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Philippines: Has Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ gone too far?

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America's future strategy in Southeast Asia? Local US allies keen for answers

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Ukraine's illegal mafia-run amber mining; and the street art being destroyed by authorities in Brazil

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Anti-immigrant protests erupt in South African capital

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White House silence over Kansas bar shooting angers India

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Oscars: Not so white anymore, but very political

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Latest update : 2011-12-08

Newt Gingrich: a new frontrunner to face Mitt Romney

Could it be Gingrich versus Obama in 2012? The controversial former speaker of the house is the new frontrunner to lead the Republicans. Meanwhile, there is no crisis in Canada. The country has enviable growth and low unemployment, thanks to the previous government's austerity measures. Finally, thousands of US troops enjoy home comforts as the first soldiers return home from Afghanistan.

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2017-02-22 Brazil

Brazil: Carnival in a time of crisis

This week, Brazil is gearing up for its annual carnival. From February 24 to 28, Rio de Janeiro will host the world-famous event. It's hoped the close to one million visitors...

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2017-02-15 USA

USA: Fear of deportation spreads among undocumented migrants

This week, we report on how illegal immigrants across the United States are trembling over a promise from Donald Trump to increase deportations. Meanwhile, the US Justice...

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2017-02-09 Mexico

Mexico: Corruptour, a sightseeing tour with a difference

Mexico is among the world's top ten destinations for tourists. But the country is also ranked in the bottom third of Transparency International's corruption ranking. One company...

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2017-02-01 Donald Trump

Discovering the electric blue bay of Vieques in Puerto Rico

This week, we take you to the bay of Vieques in Puerto Rico, where an all-natural phenomenon has become a major tourist attraction. It's called bio-luminescence and it occurs...

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2017-01-25 USA

Canada's indigenous population divided over pipeline projects

This has been Donald Trump’s first week as president of the United States. He has signed a series of executive orders, including one reversing policy on two controversial oil...

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