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Ebola - Keep Calm: Psychosis in Europe and the US as Disease Wreaks Havoc in Africa

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Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

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Central African Republic: Violence returns to Bangui

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Liberia - Ebola crisis: Calls for health workers strike largely ignored

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Ebola epidemic: Cases will 'rise above 9,000 this week', WHO says

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Nigeria: reports of ceasefire between government and Boko Haram

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Might #BringBackOurGirls have worked?

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Uruguay: President Mujica’s social revolution

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Quincy Jones on Michael Jackson and his love of France

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Latest update : 2013-03-07

Venezuela: Adios Presidente!

The charismatic autocrat Hugo Chavez dies of cancer at the age of 58. In this programme we look back at the Venezuelan president’s life and his self-styled Socialist revolution. Next, Brazilian troops take on violent drug gangs in a bid to get Rio de Janeiro ready for the World Cup and the Olympics. Finally, we bring you a report from Colorado, where residents have voted to legalise cannabis.

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola: Outbreak sparks panic in United States

This week, two American nurses have contracted Ebola after they helped care for a Liberian man with the disease. That's prompted panic across the United States. Next, there's a...

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2014-10-08 Mexico

Mexico: Shock and mourning following mass grave discovery

Authorities in Mexico are under growing pressure to solve the disappearance of 43 students. Two gang hitmen have admitted killing 17 of the students after the discovery of a mass...

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2014-10-01 Barack Obama

Narendra Modi's US charm offensive

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a rock star welcome in the United States, with 19,000 people in New York and a meeting with the president. Next, the first round of...

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2014-09-24 climate change

Abuse scandal: American football league under fire after Rice video

The Head of the NFL apologises after domestic abuse scandals hit American football. The League has been accused of ignoring the behaviour of stars like Ray Rice. Also, the UN...

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2014-09-18 Canada

US strategy to combat the Islamic State group

Barack Obama was elected on a promise to get the US out of Iraq. But the rise of the Islamic State Organisation is forcing him to rethink that decision. As the US president heads...

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