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Italy's rural south welcomes refugees with open arms

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French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

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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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2016-11-30 Colombia

Brazil in mourning after plane crash

This week, Brazil is in shock at the loss of its Chapecoense football team. Almost all of the club's members were killed when their plane crashed on the way to a regional final...

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2016-11-23 Donald Trump

Donald Trump outlines priorities for first 100 days

US President-elect Donald Trump has announced the measures he wants to put in place in his first 100 days in office. We discuss them with our commentator and resident US politics...

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2016-11-16 Canada

Meeting anti-Trump protesters in the United States

This week, protests against President-elect Donald Trump took place across the United States. We hear from protesters and tell you more about Trump's first controversial choices....

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2016-11-10 US Presidential Election 2016

Trump triumphs, but US election reveals a divided nation

This week, we focus on Donald Trump's election as 45th president of the United States. After a series of scandals and a hard-fought campaign, the Republican rode a wave of...

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2016-11-02 US Presidential Election 2016

Clinton vs Trump: How well do you know the candidates?

This race to the White House has been one of the dirtiest and most divisive in American history. This week, we look back at the lows and even lowers of the presidential campaign....

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