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Moscow to clamp down on drunk drivers

Russian roads are some of the deadliest in the world. Last year there were over 200,000 traffic accidents, leaving some 28,000 people dead. In an attempt to reduce these shocking figures, the government has announced new penalties for drunk drivers. Our Moscow correspondents Ksenia Bolchakova and Shaun Walker report.

By Ksenia BOLCHAKOVA , Shaun Walker

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2016-08-30 Americas

Obama focuses efforts on US prison reform

The United States has the highest prison population rate in the world. The Obama administration has bi-partisan support to reverse that unflattering trend, notably by lessening...

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2016-08-29 Israel

The rise of political tourism in the Middle East

Every year, millions of tourists visit Israel and the West Bank to discover the historical and religious treasures of the region, the birthplace of Christianity, Islam and...

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2016-08-26 Gabon

Pro-Opposition stronghold Port-Gentil feverishly awaits presidential elections

This Saturday, Gabon will be electing its next president in a one round vote. 11 candidates were initially in the running, among them incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba and...

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2016-08-25 Germany

Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

In Germany the final days of campaigning are winding down ahead of this weekend's elections in two of the country's federated States. Immigration and integration are key issues...

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2016-08-24 Ivory Coast

Video: The European dream of Abidjan street footballers

An Ivorian businessman who used to be a professional footballer in France is now trying to give young disadvantaged Ivorians the same opportunity. France 24 met Lucien Kouassi...

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