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The clean power plan: Obama, a climate leader?

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US drone secrecy: Licence to kill?

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Puerto Rico defaults: is it America's Greece?

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Latest update : 2013-05-16

USA-Russia: a long history of espionage

In a throwback to the days of the Cold War, Russia says it has caught an American red-handed trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer as a spy. Next, the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay enters its 100th day. Finally, a Canadian astronaut records his own version of the David Bowie hit "Space Oddity"... in the stars.

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2015-07-29 USA

US gun laws criticised after fresh shootings

This week, we ask if US gun control has failed again as a man with a history of mental health problems is able to buy a gun and use it to kill two people at a US movie theatre.

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2015-07-22 Cuba

Cuba: Fears over rise in tourism

This week, we look at how Cuba's tourist industry is likely to be revolutionised as relations with Washington warm up. But will that revolution benefit or harm the island? Next,...

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2015-07-15 nuclear Iran

Iran nuclear deal: Obama to face sceptical Republicans

This week marked the biggest diplomatic victory of the Obama presidency so far. After years of talks, a nuclear deal was signed with Iran. However, Republicans are sharply...

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2015-07-08 Mexico

UN report slams 'generalized' use of torture in Mexico

This week, just days before the Mexican president will be guest of honour at Bastille Day here in France, our correspondents take a closer look at the widespread use of torture...

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2015-07-01 USA

US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

This week, the United States and Cuba reached a deal to re-open their mutual embassies in Washington and Havana. It's the next major step forward to thawing 50 years of frozen...

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