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Kasai province killings : government releases footage allegedly showing execution of UN investigators

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France's First Round Controversies

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

"Front National" makes it to the second round for the first time since 2002

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THE DEBATE

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented Choice in French Presidential Election (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented Choice in French Presidential Election (part 2)

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Khatia Buniatishvili, the 'pop star pianist'

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French press review: Macron 'just a step away' from Elysée Palace

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Will the traditional alliance against France's National Front work in round two?

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Greek Cypriot negotiator: 'We regret that Turkey is distancing itself from Europe'

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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 : 2013-11-15

Chile elections: Childhood friends turned presidential rivals

We take a look at Chile's two leading presidential candidates. Both women had fathers who were in the military, but their destinies differ dramatically. Next, we ask why white goods in Venezuela have become such a good buy. Finally, with the gap between rich and poor in New York City widening over the last decade, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has promised to create more affordable housing.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Joanna COCKERELL

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2017-04-19 USA

USA: America's ageing infrastructure

In the United States, the state of public infrastructure has been deteriorating for years, sometimes even posing a safety risk to citizens. One of US President Donald Trump's...

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2017-04-05 USA

USA: Sonoran Desert at risk from real estate development

In the US, the Sonoran Desert stretches from Arizona to California and further south to Mexico. It's home to some 2,500 different species of plants and animals. But as the...

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2017-03-29 USA

Jared Kushner: From son-in-law to top Trump advisor

Until now, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner had been able to avoid much of the scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But not...

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2017-03-24 Brazil

Export bans hit Brazil amid tainted meat scandal

After the discovery by Brazilian police of a corruption network in which some meatpackers paid crooked inspectors to pass off rotten and adulterated meat as safe, worldwide...

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2017-03-15 USA

Trump administration: Kellyanne Conway's 'alternative' world

This week, we focus on the woman known as the "Trump whisperer". Kellyanne Conway is a character full of contradictions, who studied at Oxford and talks about spy microwaves with...

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