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Iraq: On the ground with French troops in Mosul

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2017 French presidential election: Can newcomer Macron win?

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Davos 2017: WEF considers challenges for Paris Climate Agreement

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Davos 2017: 'Globalisation is biggest challenge'

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Davos 2017: Businesses ready to seize new opportunities

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Davos 2017: Hard Brexit 'a double-edged sword for Ireland'

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French papers: A small slap for Valls, a major PR blow for his campaign

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

Latest update : 2013-02-21

Tanja Nijmeijer, the Dutch girl fighting for the FARC

A European guerrilla fighter is causing a stir during peace talks between FARC rebels and the Colombian government - we find out more. Next, we bring you a rare insight into Scientology, the secretive church with movie star members such as Tom Cruise. Finally, we meet Banana Joe, a pup now who is now top dog after winning a prestigious show in New York.

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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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