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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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2016-09-21 USA

Who is the key suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings?

This week, the suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings is charged with four offences, including using weapons of mass destruction. Also, the Colombian government and FARC...

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2016-09-15 Hillary Clinton

USA: Can Hillary Clinton win back voters' trust?

This week, Hillary Clinton almost fainted at a 9/11 memorial, but her admission only afterwards that she was suffering from pneumonia has critics once again doubting her honesty....

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2016-09-07 USA

USA: Sioux tribe fights to protect its ancestral land

This week, we head to the US state of North Dakota, where the Sioux tribe is trying to stop a huge oil pipeline - they claim it will desecrate sacred land. We also go to Mexico...

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2016-09-01 Brazil

Dilma Rousseff's fall from grace

This week, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is officially impeached, putting an end to thirteen years of leftist Workers' Party rule. Also, Colombia moves once step closer to a...

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2016-08-24 Donald Trump

Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

This week, as Rio wakes up from the end of Olympic fever, it's now facing a bit of a hangover in the shape of Brazil's growing political crisis. Then, just two months away from...

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