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Latest update : 2012-04-13

Santorum exits Republican primary

Rick Santorum has suspended his campaign for the US Republican primary. The former senator from Pennsylvania surprised many with his performance, but ultimately the distance between him and front-runner Mitt Romney was too great to bridge. He leaves the path clear for Romney to take on President Barack Obama in November - but the former Massachussets governor will have to fight hard to win over the Republican voters he alienated during his fierce fight against Santorum.

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2016-06-23 UK

Like it or not, immigration is Brexit's central topic

Immigration seems to be the most contentious topic in today's so-called "Brexit" referendum in the UK. A record number of people arrived in the UK in 2014, although bringing...

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2016-06-22 UK

Brexit could lead to second Scottish independence referendum

With just one day to go before the UK's referendum on EU membership, we head to Scotland. Party leaders there support the "Remain" camp, and polls suggest most Scots will vote to...

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2016-06-21 Mayotte

French island of Mayotte on verge of collapse

The Indian Ocean island of Mayotte has been a department of France since 2011, but locals feel abandoned by the country's central authorities. After more than two weeks of...

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2016-06-20 France

French city near Spanish border offers safe haven for refugees

To mark World Refugee Day, we take a look at a city in the French Basque country that's taken a pro-active stance in providing support to refugees, mostly Syrians, who have fled...

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2016-06-17 Belgium

Is Belgium becoming a failed state?

Belgium's image has taken a hit worldwide in recent months. From jihadist cells in the district of Molenbeek to the failure to prevent the Paris and Brussels terror attacks,...

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