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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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2015-03-25 Republicans (USA)

US presidential election: Who looks set to run in 2016?

This week, Ted Cruz announces he's running for US president. We look at his chances of winning the Republican nomination and who else could be in the running. Next, in Argentina,...

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2015-03-19 Dilma Rousseff

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff faces anger on the streets

Brazil's president Dilma Rouseff is under pressure after hundreds of thousands of Brazilians take to the streets over a corruption scandal. Next, our correspondent takes us to...

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2015-03-11 oil

Corruption in Brazil: Ruling party faces Petrobras scandal

This week, there's trouble at the top for Brazil's ruling party, which is accused of taking 200 million dollars' worth of kickbacks in return for huge contracts with the...

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2015-03-04 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu's speech to Congress divides Washington

This week, Benjamin Netanyahu gets a series of standing ovations in the US Congress, but his speech there angers the Obama administration.

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2015-02-26 immigration

USA: Congressional standoff over immigration

This week, another federal shutdown looms in Washington, and this time it could have a very real impact on national security - we tell you more. Next, could one man really be...

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