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Can She Fix It? Merkel and the Refugee Crisis (part 2)

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Arab Spring's unfulfilled promises

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"The trial of a Liar"

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Bert Koenders: ‘We cannot solve the refugee crisis by closing borders’

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Latest update : 2012-01-05

Iowa caucus: Romney ekes out 8-vote win over Santorum

With just eight votes between them, Mitt Romney pips Rick Santorum to the post as the winner of the US Iowa caucus. Meanwhile, the Democrats focus on getting out the youth vote, as our correspondents in Miami have been finding out. Finally, we look at why tourists have disappeared from Acapulco, one of Mexico's premier resorts.

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2016-02-03 USA

US presidential election: Iowa's winners and losers

This week, the US race to the White House is officially underway. We take a closer look at the real winners and losers out of Iowa. Also, the Carnival in Rio is in full swing,...

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2016-01-27 Donald Trump

US presidential race: What's at stake in the Iowa caucus

This week, all eyes are on Iowa. The race for the White House heats up as voters get their first chance to cast ballots for a presidential nominee. Next, as the Zika virus...

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2016-01-20 Brazil

Fighting the Zika virus in Brazil

This week, we see how Senegalese scientists are giving a helping hand in the fight against the Zika virus in Brazil. Next, the tainted water scandal in Flint, Michigan continues,...

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2016-01-13 Barack Obama

Obama gives his final State of the Union address

This week, it was an optimistic US President Barack Obama who gave his seventh and final State of the Union speech. This was one of his last big public chances to get his message...

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2016-01-06 Barack Obama

Obama moves to tighten gun controls

This week, Barack Obama bypasses Congress to push through tighter measures on gun sales. The US president wept openly as he talked about the ongoing gun violence in the country....

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