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Latest update : 2013-04-04

Francis, a Pope for the poor

Latin Americans are celebrating the historic election of the first pontiff from the region, especially those from Pope Francis' hometown of Buenos Aires - our correspondent reports. Next, we look at how the Panama Canal, merely the width of the River Seine in Paris, is being enlarged in order to allow supertankers through. Finally, we discover how social media has shone the spotlight on a rape case that has gripped and shocked the United States.

By Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Annette YOUNG

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2015-02-26 immigration

USA: Congressional standoff over immigration

This week, another federal shutdown looms in Washington, and this time it could have a very real impact on national security - we tell you more. Next, could one man really be...

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2015-02-19 US Congress

US Congress: Israeli PM's upcoming speech sparks divisions

This week, a planned speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu divides Congress and infuriates the White House - we find out why. Also, we head to Venezuela where...

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2015-02-11 hostages

Mexico's drug 'Queen of the Pacific' released from prison

This week, the world pays tribute to Kayla Mueller. The 26-year-old aid worker was kidnapped and killed by jihadists in Syria. Also, the "Queen of the Pacific" is free: Mexico's...

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2015-02-06 USA

Measles continues to spread in the US

This week, a measles epidemic hits the US as anxious parents steer clear of vaccines. Then, hopes of a rapprochement between Venezuela and the US have been seriously undermined...

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2015-01-29 Venezuela

'Snowmageddon' is snow problem for New York

It was supposed to be the snowstorm to end all snowstorms, but US forecasters admit they got it wrong on New York. Also, Argentina's president seeks to take control of the...

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