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French labour reforms: Will protests make Macron back down?

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'US threatens to totally destroy North Korea'

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Are hurricanes an uncontrollable phenomenon?

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Kenyan chief justice says judges are receiving 'aggressive' threats

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Multilateralist Macron is the anti-Trump at UN General Assembly

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Rio mired in economic crisis a year after hosting Olympics

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Elizabeth Strout: 'There’s something emotionally truthful about my characters'

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-08-23

Peru, cocaine capital of the world

This week, two British women caught trying to leave Peru with cocaine stashed in their luggage say they were forced to smuggle the drugs. Also, could the "Made in Mexico" brand be on track to overtake "Made in China"? And finally, one of America’s best-known crime writers, Elmore Leonard, dies at the age of 87.

By Stéphanie CHEVAL , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Kalvin NG , Joanna COCKERELL

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2017-09-13 USA

USA: The perilous mission of hurricane hunters

As Hurricane Irma approached the coast of Florida, the skies above were filled with planes and passengers rushing to escape the storm. Yet one of those flights was actually...

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2017-09-06 North Korea

North Korea and the United States: The story behind decades of tension

Amid increasing tensions on the Korean peninsula, the question being raised is the following: Exactly how far is North Korea prepared to go? Pyongyang carried out its sixth and...

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2017-08-30 Brazil

The mystery of 'twin town' in Brazil

In Brazil, a sleepy southern town is home to a fertility phenomenon: it holds the curious record for having the most twins in the world, ten times the global average. Theories...

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2017-08-23 USA

United States: Fearing Trump deportation, Haitians head to Canada

Since the beginning of the summer, an average of 500 Haitians have tried to cross the US-Canadian border every day. Once in Canada, they hope to be eligible for asylum. The...

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2017-08-04 USA

American Wild West: sun sets on cow-boys way of life

This week, we take some time to appreciate the beauty, history, and possibilities of the American Wild West! It's one of the USA's most romanticised tourist destinations, but its...

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