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UK local elections: Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith face off in battle for London (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

UK local elections: Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith face off in battle for London (part 2)

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Interview: Helen Clark, UN Secretary-General candidate

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Trade trouble: Will TTIP agreement see the light of day?

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On the trail of US-exiled cleric Gulen, arch enemy of Erdogan

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Discovering the 'father of African photography' and Nobuyoshi Araki’s erotic art

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US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

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'Time for a third party'

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US doubles recall of faulty airbags

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

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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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

This week, US billionaire Donald Trump clinches a stunning victory in the Indiana primary vote, forcing his rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race....

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2016-04-27 Brazil

Brazil's bumpy countdown to the Rio Olympics

This week, the countdown begins to the Rio Olympics in Brazil, against the backdrop of a presidential impeachment and the worst recession in decades. Also, as the world marks the...

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2016-04-20 Brazil

Brazil embroiled in political and economic crisis

This week, as the Brazilian president inches ever closer to impeachment over her alleged messing with state finances, we take a look at just how badly the country's economy is...

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2016-04-13 Bernie Sanders

US presidential race: Bernie is back in Brooklyn

This week, can Bernie bowl over Brooklyn? That's what the Sanders team is hoping to achieve as they campaign flat out in New York. Also, after a shocking spate of suicide...

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2016-04-07 Peru

Panama, a small country with big secrets

This week, the Panama Papers dropped like a bombshell, causing upheaval across the globe. The leak has already forced the Prime Minister of Iceland to resign and lists dozens of...

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