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The World This Week - January 17th, 2014 (part 2)

The only suspense in Egypt's constitutional referendum will be the turnout. The final tally for the two-day poll is expected on Saturday. The head of the army himself, General Sisi, went on an inspection tour of polling stations Tuesday. He’s widely expected to win the presidency. But there were pockets of deadly violence with the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood actively boycotting a poll that reverses changes made on its watch. Could this constitution really mark the end of Egypt’s revolution?

Produced and prepared by Emma James and Haxie Meyers-Belkin
 

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

French farmers revolt: Protests spread despite govt aid package (part 2)

French farmers have been manning the barricades this week. Dairy prices have gone through the floor worldwide these past months, and French farmers are dumping Belgian milk and...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Kenya: First 'homecoming' as US president (part 1)

Call it the return of the prodigal son: Kenya is rolling out the red carpet for Barack Obama, returning to his father's country for the first time since he became president. And...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

The Greek divide: What's next for the European Union? (part 2)

A deal for Greece was struck in Brussels, but it was followed by backbench dissent in the Greek and German parliaments, finger-pointing among creditors, and talk of a government...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

After the deal: Nuclear agreement sparks reactions around the world (part 1)

It was on Tuesday - Bastille Day in France - that nuclear negotiators struck a deal in Vienna, overcoming the resistance of hardliners to pave the way for an historic thaw in the...

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2015-07-10 Iran

Iran talks: Vienna deadline missed again (part 2)

In Vienna, nuclear negotiators have missed a Friday date which in effect doubles to 60 days the amount of time a hostile US Congress will have to pick holes in any deal. The...

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