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25 years of independence in Eritrea : Thousands continue to flee the repressive regime

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Petrol shortages in France and free hugs in Britain

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MEDIAWATCH

Petrol shortages in France and #HugABrit

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THE DEBATE

Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Fuel on the fire: French unions block refineries to protest labour reform (part 2)

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Music show: Judith Owen, Eric Clapton and Ariana Grande

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Video: Christian NGO brings Syrian refugees to Italy

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'Near miss' for Austria and the EU

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

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

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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2016-05-18 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: When daily life turns into a nightmare

This week, we focus on the worsening economic crisis in Venezuela with a report from our correspondents in Caracas. We also head to Colombia, where FARC rebels have agreed to...

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2016-05-11 Canada

Canada wildfire: Fort McMurray survives the flames

This week, we head to Canada, where after more than a week of a devastating wildfire, the leader of Alberta province says the town of Fort McMurray has been largely spared. Also,...

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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

This week, US billionaire Donald Trump clinches a stunning victory in the Indiana primary vote, forcing his rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race....

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2016-04-27 Brazil

Brazil's bumpy countdown to the Rio Olympics

This week, the countdown begins to the Rio Olympics in Brazil, against the backdrop of a presidential impeachment and the worst recession in decades. Also, as the world marks the...

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2016-04-20 Brazil

Brazil embroiled in political and economic crisis

This week, as the Brazilian president inches ever closer to impeachment over her alleged messing with state finances, we take a look at just how badly the country's economy is...

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