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Iraq's broken politics: Green Zone stormed by Moqtada Al-Sadr supporters (part 1)

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Lebanon pays price for conflict between Saudi Arabia and Hezbollah

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'South Sudan has a crisis of leadership'

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Druids protest alcohol ban

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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 : 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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