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Bodrum, an illegal gateway into Europe

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Countdown to Grexit: Will Greek crisis trigger unwinding of the euro? (part 2)

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Countdown to Grexit: Will Greek crisis trigger unwinding of the euro? (part 1)

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We return to places which have been in the news - often a long time ago, sometimes recently - to see how local people are rebuilding their lives. Sunday at 9.10 pm.

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Latest update : 2013-11-20

Mexico: Acapulco Revisited

It was once known as "the pearl of the Pacific", a magnet for Hollywood stars and tourists alike. Today, Acapulco is a paradise lost, a war zone for rival Mexican drug cartels. Its all-pervasive violence has made it one of the most dangerous cities in the world. But local businessmen have launched a massive campaign to promote the brighter side of the city... and tourists are beginning to return.

By Matthieu COMIN , Laurence CUVILLIER

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2015-06-05 France

Ten years after riots, French suburb struggles to move on

Ten years ago, the Paris suburb of Clichy-sous-Bois made headlines in France and around the world. It was there that an unprecedented wave of violence – which was to spread all...

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2015-05-01 China

Questions remain 7 years after China's Sichuan quake

On May 12, 2008, at 14:28 local time, a powerful earthquake shook Sichuan province in south-west China. It was the country’s worst quake in over three decades. Tens of thousands...

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2015-04-17 South Africa

South Africa: Families of slain Marikana miners still demanding justice

On August 16th, 2012 at Nkaneng Hill in South Africa, striking miners demanded a pay rise. Unable to control the situation, the police opened fire, killing 34 in the worst...

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2015-03-25 Kuwait

Video: A wind of freedom blowing in Kuwait

Almost 25 years ago, in 1991, US-led Operation Desert Storm freed Kuwait from occupation by Saddam Hussein’s forces. Since then, the country has lived in peace and tops the list...

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2015-02-26 Crimea

Yalta, the symbol of a new Cold War?

Seventy years ago, in February 1945, the Yalta Conference was held in Crimea, on the shores of the Black Sea. A few months before the end of World War II, Roosevelt, Churchill...

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