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Latest update : 2012-11-05

Will US citizens living under the breadline abandon Obama?

Figures show that 46 million people are living under the poverty line in the US, a number that's rised by 27% since the start of the economic downturn. High unemployment and the subprime crisis have forced middle class families into poverty and many blame the administration for not doing enough. Will the voters who supported Barack Obama four years ago turn their back on him on Novembrer 6th?

By Valérie DEFERT , Hayde FITZPATRICK

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2015-06-03 Greenpeace

Greenpeace struggles after India freezes bank account

India’s new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has frozen the bank accounts of thousands of non-profits including environmental watchdog Greenpeace. Indian...

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2015-06-02 France

The monk who saved ancient manuscripts from IS jihadists

Najeeb Michael is a Dominican monk who used to live in the Iraqi city of Mosul. His days at the monastery were spent digitising rare historical manuscripts. Less than a year ago,...

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2015-06-01 Germany

Bill to curb CO2 emissions sparks concern among German coal miners

Ever since Germany phased out nuclear power, coal has been back in fashion. The result is soaring CO2 emissions. The Social Democratic Energy Minister now wants to introduce a...

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2015-05-29 USA

Immigration, an American paradox

America prides itself on being a melting pot built on immigration. Despite this history, some 11 million undocumented migrants are seeing their path to US citizenship very much...

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2015-05-28 Sudan

The plight of civilians in Darfur's forgotten conflict

The ongoing war in Sudan's Darfur region has fallen off the global media radar in recent years. But a new government offensive against rebel factions has resulted in up to 70,000...

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