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Ethiopia's green renaissance

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Syria: On the trail of looted antiquities

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The prosecutor who could save Baltimore

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France could surpass Russia in arms export league

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Controversial intelligence law goes before French parliament

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Two shot dead in attack on Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas

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Nepal Earthquake: Death Toll Continues to Rise, Thousands Missing

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Central African Republic: French soldiers face sex abuse allegations

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Latest update : 2012-12-20

United States: girls and guns

America mourns as the first tiny coffins are lowered in to the ground following the Newtown school massacre. We look at why gun control is such a controversial issue in the US and why American women are just as likely to own firearms as men. Next, the Mayan people predicted that this week would herald the apocalypse, but in Guatemala people have other things to worry about - we take a look.

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2015-04-29 Gay marriage

USA: Gay marriage debate heads to Supreme Court

This week, the US Supreme Court is deliberating whether or not the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. A ruling is due in June and should put an end to decades...

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2015-04-22 FBI

USA: FBI admits two decades of flawed forensics

This week, the FBI owns up to a massive scandal. The agency has formally admitted its agents used flawed forensic evidence in criminal investigations for over 20 years. Next, we...

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2015-04-15 US Presidential Election 2016

2016 presidential race: Can Hillary Clinton count on the female vote?

Hillary Clinton has confirmed she's running for the 2016 US presidential election. She will be looking to woo women voters who could make the difference. Next, another black...

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2015-04-08 California

Nicaragua bucks Central America's high crime trend

This week, we head to Nicaragua, where police are adopting a radically different approach to fighting crime. Next, in California, as a devastating drought enters its fourth year,...

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2015-04-01 USA

United States: religious freedom law sparks controversy

This week, lawmakers in Indiana brought in new legislation to protect religious freedom. But opponents say this new state law gives license to discriminate against gays and...

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