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France's Plan to Tackle Racism

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Marine Le Pen and Thomas Piketty in Time magazine's power list; EU takes on Google; Gunter Grass dies (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Deadly Crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe; Abadi in Washington (part 1)

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EYE ON AFRICA

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa: anti-violence marches and anti immigration protest

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

French PM outlines action plan against racism, anti-Semitism

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REPORTERS

Turkey’s hidden Armenians search for stolen identity

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Families of slain Marikana miners still demanding justice

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Europe vs. Google: EU accuses search giant of market dominance abuse

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Women in America: Land of the free, home to the less-paid

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Latest update : 2012-07-18

Claudio Grossman, Chair of the UN Commitee against Torture

The UN Convention against Torture has stood as one of the international community's foremost tools in preventing cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment around the world. The escalating Syrian conflict, now in its seventeenth month, is posing a growing challenge for the United Nations. Douglas Herbert discusses this issue with his guest Claudio Grossman, Chair of the UN Committee against Torture.

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2015-04-14 Russian military

Top Russian lawmaker: Missile sales to Iran 'will help support nuclear deal'

Russia has just lifted a ban on the sale of a sophisticated air-defence system to Tehran, a decision that has irritated the US and Israel. But Alexei Pushkov, Chairman of the...

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2015-04-11 Syria

Yarmouk tragedy is proof of a 'clear failure of Palestinian leadership'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said last week that Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus was the "deepest circle of hell". Regime forces, Islamic State group militants...

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2015-04-10 Libya

Libyan FM: 'We would like to see a unified Libya'

Rival governments, warring militias and a growing jihadist threat that has the entire region sounding the alarm... Nearly four years after Muammar Gaddafi's ouster, Libya is not...

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2015-04-08 Marine Le Pen

'Marine Le Pen's strategy is to put on a moderate face'

For years, Marine Le Pen, the head of France's far-right National Front, has been trying to clean up her party's image to broaden its appeal.

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2015-04-08 Ebola

Ebola: 'The biggest enemies we have are complacency and fatigue'

The most dangerous stage for Ebola-stricken countries has been overcome but, with a drop in the number of contaminations, Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed, head of the UN mission for...

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