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The road to hell: Italy's 'Mafia Motorway'

It's a highway that symbolises southern Italy's failures. The "Mafia Motorway" has been in construction for more than 10 years and has been a constant headache for the Italian government, with allegations of corruption and racketeering. The powerful Calabrian mafia, Ndrangheta, has siphoned off hundreds of millions of euros, leaving the authorities faced with trying to clean up the mess. A report by Bernard Bedarida, Tristan Dessert and Charlotte Davan-Wetton.

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2014-11-21 Iran

Inside an Iranian nuclear research reactor

Iran's nuclear objectives have long been a bone of contention between Tehran and members of the international community. While Iran claims its nuclear programme is solely for...

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2014-11-20 Iran

Little support in Iran for nuclear negotiations with West

Representatives from Iran and the West have until Monday, November 24, to reach an agreement that would restrict Iran’s controversial nuclear programme in exchange for a lifting...

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2014-11-19 Iran

Iranian Kurdish female fighters battle to fight IS group

Kurdish peshmerga fighters in Iraq are on the frontline of the battle against the Islamic State (IS) organisation. But for a young Iranian Kurdish fighter and her group, it’s a...

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2014-11-18 Pakistan

Pakistan's blasphemy laws back in spotlight after murder of Christian couple

At the start of November, a young Christian couple in Pakistan's Punjab province were murdered by a mob of local villagers after rumours spread that the couple had committed...

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2014-11-14 Iraq

On the frontline: Peshmerga fighters hold off Iraq's jihadists

Kurdish peshmerga forces are at the forefront of the international battle against the Islamic State group in Iraqi Kurdistan. Thousands of civilians were forced to flee their...

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