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Burundi's brutal standoff: One month on, tension spirals (part 1)

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Mexican taxi drivers protest over rise of Uber

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Latest update : 2012-08-23

US elections: abortion in the spotlight

The US presidential campaign heats up following Republican Todd Akin’s remark that women have natural defences to prevent pregnancy in cases of what he called "legitimate rape". Also in the US, drought in the Midwest causes food prices to soar and forces farmers to sell off their cattle. Finally, while Ecuador has offered political asylum to Julian Assange, some civil rights groups claim the country’s own freedom of speech laws could do with a shake-up.

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2015-05-20 USA

David Letterman retires from 'Late Show'

This week, David Letterman is giving his final interviews. After more than 30 years, the undisputed king of late night television has decided it's time to hand over to the next...

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2015-05-13 Colombia

Aerial spraying: Colombia's toxic war on drugs

Colombia will stop using a potentially dangerous pesticide to spray coca crops. The president says the country will find other ways to destroy illegal plantations. Also, as...

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2015-05-06 Bolivia

Bolivia wrestles Chile over sea access

We focus on a long-standing border dispute between Chile and Bolivia, which is currently being given a hearing at The Hague. Next, we look at the ongoing investigation into a...

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2015-04-29 Gay marriage

USA: Gay marriage debate heads to Supreme Court

This week, the US Supreme Court is deliberating whether or not the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. A ruling is due in June and should put an end to decades...

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2015-04-22 FBI

USA: FBI admits two decades of flawed forensics

This week, the FBI owns up to a massive scandal. The agency has formally admitted its agents used flawed forensic evidence in criminal investigations for over 20 years. Next, we...

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