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Haute Couture, summer 2018: Julien Fournié finds inspiration in Asia

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Video: Africa’s donkeys slaughtered to make Chinese ‘miracle elixir’

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Total immersion: Klimt's luminous paintings come to life in new art space

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For her pleasure: Is 'feminist porn' a contradiction?

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Paris Saint-Germain football club opens new hub in Shanghai

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'Europe has become the world’s largest exporter of ivory'

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A reflection of our times: More women, more young people in Time 100 list for 2018

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EYE ON AFRICA

Commonwealth summit: African members seek to grow trade value to $2 trillion

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Macron makes Time 100 list as France revolts

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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 : 2013-01-03

US economy narrowly avoids fiscal cliff

Republicans and Democrats battled right up to the last moment but finally struck a last-minute deal to stop the US economy from falling over a cliff. Meanwhile, a home in the United States is now an impossible dream for Russian orphans as President Putin brings in a new law. Finally, the number of Mexicans crossing illegally into the United States drops sharply - we take a look at some of the reasons why.

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2018-04-11 schools

USA: Oklahoma's unrelenting quest for more school funding

In the US, Oklahoma's two largest school districts continue their strike for a second week, demanding more funding for public education. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has already...

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2018-04-04 Martin Luther King Jr

Taking stock, 50 years after Martin Luther King's death

Fifty years ago, the black civil rights activist Martin Luther King was fatally shot on the balcony of a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. As news of his assassination spread, African...

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2018-03-28 National Rifle Association (NRA)

USA: Pro-arms lobby NRA under heavy fire

This week, thousands of students and activists marched across the United States, calling for tighter gun control and the repeal of the second amendment, which protects the right...

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2018-03-21 USA

Emma Gonzalez, a US teen activist against gun violence

In the United States, students themselves are now advocating for gun control. One of the most compelling young activists is Emma Gonzales, a senior at the Florida school where 17...

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2018-03-14 USA

Contemplating the wall: Trump inspects prototypes in California

In keeping with a campaign promise, President Trump has been inspecting prototypes for a wall he wants built along the US border with Mexico. His visit to the site saw protests...

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