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Latest update : 2012-10-10

A close race between Chavez and Capriles

He's had 14 years in power and he wants six more. Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has survived a coup attempt, protests and several votes against his administration. He swept to victory easily back in 2006, but now faces a serious challenge from long-time opponent Henrique Capriles. The 40-year-old lawyer is backed by a coalition of more than 30 opposition parties.

By Matthieu COMIN , Laurence CUVILLIER

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2015-03-06 Russia

Russia after Nemtsov: A dying opposition

One week ago Boris Nemtsov was killed, shot four times in the back just outside the Kremlin. The murder of the opposition figure has devastated not just those close to him, but...

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2015-03-05 Mexico

Mexico: Hundreds of thousands forced to flee drug cartels

Mexico's ongoing drug war is notorious for its tens of thousands of murders and disappearances. But there are many other victims we hear little about, those who are forced from...

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2015-03-04 France

French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

Since three French Islamists killed 17 people in Paris in January, there's been a sharp spike in Islamophobic incidents across the country. In the southern French city of Toulon,...

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2015-03-03 Denmark

Denmark: How to stop the radicalisation of young people?

Just two years ago, it was ranked as the happiest country in the world by the United Nations. But since the Copenhagen shootings two weeks ago, Denmark has lost some of its...

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2015-03-02 China

China: New reform set to benefit migrants

A massive reform in China is designed to help thousands of people who until now have been stuck in a logistical nightmare. At the moment, people are issued with a "Hukou", a...

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