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Sarkozy's Populist Pivot, Bahamas Leaks, Syria Truce, Rome Olympic Bid (Part 2)

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US Police Shootings: Race relations and the race to the White House (Part 1)

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Breaking the wall between technology and people

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Rural France: Challenges and opportunities

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Video: In Burma, ex-political prisoners struggle to return to normal life

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Xavier Dolan: Wunderkind of Québecquois cinema

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The battle for UK Labour’s leadership

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Latest update : 2012-10-11

Venezuela: Chavez celebrates election victory

A revitalised Hugo Chavez struts the world stage after winning the Venezuelan presidency for another 6 years. The opposition are demoralised but not destroyed. Meanwhile, in the United States, Barack Obama is on the attack as the presidential campaign enters its final month. Finally, it’s 50 years since the world came to the brink of a nuclear wipe-out. We take you back to the chilling days of the Cuban missile crisis.

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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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