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Why do the media refer to female personalities by their first name (and not males)?

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THE DEBATE

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

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THE OBSERVERS

Widespread shortages in Venezuela and the growing industry for African video games

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FOCUS

Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkers

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ENCORE!

Cuba Gooding Jr. plays O.J. Simpson in 'American Crime Story'

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IN THE PAPERS

'What does the social unrest say about France?'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Railway workers to add to French strike misery

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IN THE PAPERS

Social media turns ugly in response to 'Cincinnati zoo episode'

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

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

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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2016-05-25 justice

Baltimore residents react to latest verdict in Freddie Gray case

This week, we head to Baltimore where a policeman has been cleared of all charges in the Freddie Gray case. We find out what residents think of the verdict. Also, we meet Muslims...

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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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