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French presidential elections: A historic first-round result

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Southern Border Plan: Mexico's own fight against illegal immigration

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THE OBSERVERS

A drug in Mayotte turning people into zombies; and the violent expulsion of a waterside community in Lagos

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ACCESS ASIA

Prostitution in Pattaya: Cleaning up Thailand's 'Sin City'

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Will the left and right rally to see off far-right Le Pen?

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Who are Le Pen and Macron's voters?

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IN THE PAPERS

French press review: Macron 'a step away' from Elysée Palace

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ENCORE!

Papa Wemba: Remembering the music and style icon, one year on

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BUSINESS DAILY

US in budget showdown over Trump's border wall

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

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

Latest update : 2012-06-21

Proud to be an American

Immigration migrates onto the US presidential election agenda. As Barack Obama vows to help young illegal migrants, we've been to meet some newly-naturalized citizens being wooed by politicians. Next, the Rio+20 conference is on. But as heads of state try to make our lives more sustainable, the host country's accused of being two-faced over building projects in the Amazon.

 

Finally we look at the battle taking place in California between “foodies” and  animal lovers, as the state vows to take foie gras off the menu.

 

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2017-04-19 USA

USA: America's ageing infrastructure

In the United States, the state of public infrastructure has been deteriorating for years, sometimes even posing a safety risk to citizens. One of US President Donald Trump's...

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2017-04-05 USA

USA: Sonoran Desert at risk from real estate development

In the US, the Sonoran Desert stretches from Arizona to California and further south to Mexico. It's home to some 2,500 different species of plants and animals. But as the...

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2017-03-29 USA

Jared Kushner: From son-in-law to top Trump advisor

Until now, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner had been able to avoid much of the scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But not...

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2017-03-24 Brazil

Export bans hit Brazil amid tainted meat scandal

After the discovery by Brazilian police of a corruption network in which some meatpackers paid crooked inspectors to pass off rotten and adulterated meat as safe, worldwide...

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2017-03-15 USA

Trump administration: Kellyanne Conway's 'alternative' world

This week, we focus on the woman known as the "Trump whisperer". Kellyanne Conway is a character full of contradictions, who studied at Oxford and talks about spy microwaves with...

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