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EU investment: Juncker's plan expected to generate €315bn

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SPECIAL: US and Cuba Normalise Relations

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Forget Harry Potter, Jeff Kinney's 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' sells millions

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Child migrants: no parents, no passports

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Thousands flee Libya and Nigeria to seek refuge in Niger

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Sony Pictures reels from cyber-attack

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"Todos somos Americanos"

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Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

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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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2014-12-18 Sony

Sony Pictures reels from cyber-attack

This week, Sony pictures is hit hard by hackers. The entertainment firm scrambles to stop the media from publishing the details of stolen plots. Also on the show, Peru seeks to...

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2014-12-11 CIA

CIA misled White House and public about torture, Senate report says

We look at the explosive report that says America's top intelligence agency compromised national values. Also, Uruguay agrees to take six inmates from Guantanamo Bay. It is of...

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2014-12-03 USA

US police under surveillance

This week, by announcing 50,000 body cameras for US police, Barack Obama vows to use his two years left in office to prevent a repeat of the fatal Ferguson killing. Next, Bill...

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2014-11-20 USA

Obama to take executive action on immigration

This week, US President Barack Obama prepares to announce an executive order on immigration. We head to Colorado to investigate how much some states rely on undocumented workers.

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2014-11-13 Osama bin Laden

Bin Laden's alleged killer speaks out

This week, the man who says he fired the final shots that killed Osama bin Laden has stepped out of the shadows. We bring you more on that former US Navy Seal's first ever...

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