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Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp killing at least 50 people

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Brexit Means Hard Brexit

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Hard Brexit, here we come: UK to leave EU common market (part 1)

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Hard Brexit, here we come: The blowback against globalisationt (part 2)

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Art on the wire and online: Jean-Hubert Martin on curating in cyberspace

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Inside China's answer to Silicon Valley

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Behind the scenes at China's Harbin snow festival

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'Donald Trump is a great friend of Israel'

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Davos 2017: World Economic Forum wary of post-Brexit future

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

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

Latest update : 2012-12-13

Argentina's epic media battle

Venezuelans are voting later this week, but without President Hugo Chavez who is in hospital in Cuba, leaving question marks over the regional elections. Meanwhile, in Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been waging war on the media group Clarin. But the courts have just ruled in Clarin's favour, prompting a counterattack from the government. Finally, gay marriage goes to court in the US. The Supreme Court could change history for same-sex couples.

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2017-01-12 US politics

US politics: The end of the Obama era

This week, we focus on US President Barack Obama's farewell address from his hometown, Chicago. Obama welled up as he was thanking his wife and First Lady, Michelle, for her...

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2017-01-04 Brazil

Prison break: Brazil to overhaul penal system after bloody riot

This week, we focus on Brazil's penal system after a deadly prison riot. 184 inmates escaped from two jails in Brazil in the wake of the worst prison violence there in 25 years....

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2016-12-29 Cuba

The year 2016 in review: Political crises, economic turmoil and silver linings

From the USA-Cuba rapprochement to Juan Manuel Santos’s Nobel Prize, we take a look back at an extraordinarily tumultuous year in the Americas. Then, we head to the US naval base...

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2016-12-21 Venezuela

Economic crisis: Venezuela's currency chaos

This week, we look at how desperate Venezuelans are searching for ways to cope with the currency crisis. This week, the new 500 bolivar note arrived to replace the 100 bolivar...

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2016-12-14 USA

US presidential transition: Why is Rex Tillerson so controversial?

This week, we introduce you to the next US secretary of state: Rex Tillerson. The CEO of oil and gas giant ExxonMobil is said to have a good relationship with Russian President...

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