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Monica Macovei, Former Romanian justice minister

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Sarkozy: 'My first challenge will be to bring my political family back together'

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Tunisia’s Essebsi says ready to form pluralist govt

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Tunisia’s Essebsi ‘personifies old regime’, says rival Marzouki

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After Ferguson: What's broken in America?

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Latest update : 2013-03-19

Syria's Christians caught in the crossfire

We take you to Syria, where life after Assad may be even worse for the dwindling Christian minority. Next, a decade after the start of the US-led invasion in Iraq, a war-weary generation looks for opportunities beyond Iraq's borders. Finally, the Israeli premier pieces together the country's new government - just in time for Barack Obama's first visit.

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2014-11-18 Syria

Islamic State group's foreign killers

This week, the world has once again been shocked by the release of another gruesome video by the Islamic State organisation. Aid worker Peter Kassig is the fifth Western hostage...

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2014-11-11 Middle East

Israel on edge: Authorities tighten security nationwide

This week, security is tightened across Israel after a spate of deadly attacks. We take a look back at recent events. Next, NGOs are facing a difficult time in Egypt: a law...

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2014-11-04 Iran

Jailed British-Iranian woman goes on hunger strike

This week, a British-Iranian woman goes on hunger strike after being jailed for attempting to watch a volleyball match in the Islamic Republic. Also, as tensions rise in...

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2014-10-28 Jerusalem

Aleppo: A city in ruins

This week, the Syrian army appears to regain control of Aleppo, which was once the country's commercial hub. The city now lies in ruins. Next, Israel announces that it's pressing...

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2014-10-21 Syria

Anti-IS group fighters: When foreigners join the fight against jihadists

This week, we see how European citizens are leaving home to join the fight against the Islamic state organisation in Syria or Iraq. Next, in Lebanon, many sex workers are the...

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