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South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president

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Canada: Religious sponsorship of refugees creates controversy

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As Democrats gather, Russian subplot sparks intrigue

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Bernard Cazeneuve, the political punching bag

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Erdogan to rid Turkish institutions of ‘separatist cancer’ after coup attempt

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The best of summer music festivals in France

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2012-08-10

Colombia's Indians take justice into their own hands

We head deep into Colombia's Cauca mountain range, where members of the indigenous Nasa community are demanding that both security forces and FARC guerrillas stay off their land. Next, gay rights activists in the United States hold ‘kiss-ins’ outside Chick-Fil-A chicken restaurants to protest against the company chairman’s strong opposition to same-sex marriage.

Finally, NASA is flying high after the successful landing of its Curiosity spacecraft on Mars. The beleaguered space agency faces huge budget cuts, but is hoping Curiosity’s success will help keep the federal funds flowing. 

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

US presidential race: The story of Melania Trump

This week, as Donald Trump is officially nominated as the Republican Party's candidate for the White House, his wife takes centre stage with a speech that sounds awfully...

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2016-07-13 Barack Obama

After Dallas, where is the 'Black Lives Matter' movement headed?

This week, Barack Obama tells Americans the country is not as divided as it seems, despite last week's series of killings. Also, Chile tries to save its children from unhealthy...

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2016-07-06 space

Brazil scrambles to get ready for Olympics

This week, Brazil is scrambling to get everything ready, with less than a month to go before it hosts the Olympic Games. Also, we head to the US where Tesla Motors faces...

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2016-06-29 Panama

Panama: Triple X canal for giant cargos

This week, we take a look at the Panama Canal’s makeover: It's now wider, deeper and once again fit to carry the world's biggest ships. Also, one in five Puerto Ricans risk...

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2016-06-22 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: Political war and deepening economic chaos

This week, more than one million Venezuelans sign a petition to try to bring down President Maduro. Next, Bolivia is fighting back against a new anti-drug law from the US. The...

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