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Anger over restaurant's decision to deny service to Muslim women

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Tunisia's Parliament votes on new government

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French court rules #burkini ban 'clearly illegal'

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-12-06

Corruption scandal rocks Quebec

In Quebec, a public inquiry has revealed huge levels of corruption in the construction industry and across municipal councils. It's led to the resignation of both Montreal and Laval’s mayors. Next, as the so-called "fiscal cliff" looms in the US, can Democrats and Republicans work out a deal before it's too late? Finally, we head to a beach in Hawaii that’s seen some unusual objects wash up recently: debris left behind by the tsunami in Japan.

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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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2016-08-17 Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay: Renewed push to reduce number of detainees

On this week’s show: Can Barack Obama live up to his promise of closing Guantanamo Bay as his time in office draws to a close? We take a look. We also bring you the latest in the...

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2016-08-03 2016 Olympics

Rio 2016: Why many Brazilians oppose the games

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally here. And while the eyes of the world are turning to the athletes, far from all Brazilians are happy about their country hosting the games....

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2016-07-28 US Presidential Election 2016

Race to the White House: Hillary Clinton's popularity problem

This week, Hillary Clinton officially became the first female nominee of a major US political party. But she has been dealt a blow by a hacking scandal: leaked emails suggesting...

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

US presidential race: The story of Melania Trump

This week, as Donald Trump is officially nominated as the Republican Party's candidate for the White House, his wife takes centre stage with a speech that sounds awfully...

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