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Shimon Peres: 'a man of many faces'

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The Legacy of Shimon Peres: The last of Israel's founding generation (part 1)

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The Legacy of Shimon Peres: What's left of the Oslo Accords? (part 2)

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Ex-CIA director 'very worried' by prospect of Trump presidency

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Migrant crisis: A political football in France?

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Will France repatriate its collection of 19th century Algerian skulls?

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Film show: 'The Dancer', 'Aquarius' and 'Dogs'

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War in Syria: Residents recount ordeal of life in Aleppo

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Shimon Peres’ Quixotic battle for Israeli-Palestinian peace

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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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2016-09-21 USA

Who is the key suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings?

This week, the suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings is charged with four offences, including using weapons of mass destruction. Also, the Colombian government and FARC...

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2016-09-15 Hillary Clinton

USA: Can Hillary Clinton win back voters' trust?

This week, Hillary Clinton almost fainted at a 9/11 memorial, but her admission only afterwards that she was suffering from pneumonia has critics once again doubting her honesty....

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2016-09-07 USA

USA: Sioux tribe fights to protect its ancestral land

This week, we head to the US state of North Dakota, where the Sioux tribe is trying to stop a huge oil pipeline - they claim it will desecrate sacred land. We also go to Mexico...

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2016-09-01 Brazil

Dilma Rousseff's fall from grace

This week, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is officially impeached, putting an end to thirteen years of leftist Workers' Party rule. Also, Colombia moves once step closer to a...

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2016-08-24 Donald Trump

Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

This week, as Rio wakes up from the end of Olympic fever, it's now facing a bit of a hangover in the shape of Brazil's growing political crisis. Then, just two months away from...

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