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David LaChapelle on ditching celebrity to criticise consumer culture

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Lebanon's Shebaa, a village caught in the crossfire

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French MPs debate whether to recognise Palestine

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All dogs may go to heaven after all

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The 'Stagnation Trap', with Catherine Mann, Chief Economist at the OECD

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Latest update : 2012-08-30

Mitt Romney, Businessman and Mormon

America's Republicans braved the weather in Florida for their national convention this week. It’s an opportunity to showcase nominee Mitt Romney, who so far has had trouble connecting with the public. Next, in the run-up to elections in Quebec, we witness the recent surge in support for a pro-independence party. Finally, could talking to the enemy work? Colombia's leaders have said they’ll hold peace negotiations with FARC rebels.

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2014-11-26 Mexico

Mexico kidnappings: Mother speaks out over missing daughter

This week, as international outrage grows over the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, our reporters talk to the witness of another mass kidnapping, this time in Cocula,...

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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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2014-11-05 USA

US midterms: Obama loses the Senate

The Republican party has swept the midterm elections, as expected, leaving a lame duck presidency for Barack Obama's final two years in office.

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2014-10-29 Democrats (USA)

US midterms: The battle for Colorado

The race for the US midterm elections is in the final stretch. We take a closer look at the tight battle for the state of Colorado. Also, one of the main campaign issues is...

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