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After Brexit and Trump: World waits on French presidential election (part 2)

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Battle to stop nuclear waste being buried in a French village

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Latest update : 2012-11-07

America votes: A divided nation heads to the polls

We're now at the end of one of the most polarising and expensive presidential campaigns ever seen in American history. And according to polls, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney reached election day, stuck in a dead heat. Annette Young and her panel discuss what will happen if either man gets the job.

  • Tim KANE,Chief Economist at Hudson Institute and Founder of the social networking firm, StoryPoint
  • Bob VALLIER, Member of Democrats Abroad
  • Ellen WASYLINA, Member of Republicans Abroad
  • Leah PISAR, Former Advisor to Bill Clinton

    And our correspondents:
  • Laura BAINES - from Washington, DC
  • Philip CROWTHER - from Boston, MA
  • Nathan KING - from Chicago, IL

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2017-04-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 1)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A...

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2017-04-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 2)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A...

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2017-04-19 Venezuela

Where will it end? Venezuela's downward spiral (part 1)

Where will it all end in Venezuela? This Wednesday sees a day of duelling demonstrations with mass rallies by the opposition after several weeks of sometimes deadly protests....

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2017-04-19 Nicolas Maduro

Where will it end? Venezuela's downward spiral (part 2)

Where will it all end in Venezuela? This Wednesday sees a day of duelling demonstrations with mass rallies by the opposition after several weeks of sometimes deadly protests....

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2017-04-18 Brexit

The Future of Europe: High-stakes vote in France (part 2)

Five days before the French vote, Theresa May has sprung the surprise of a snap general election in June to shore up support for the Conservatives. What happens if she gets her...

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