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Latest update : 2014-04-24

USA: Executions halted over drugs secrecy

This week, in the US state of Oklahoma, the executions of two convicted murderers are delayed after a court ruled the state must first prove the source of the drugs used in lethal injections. Next, we look back at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's rocky first year in office. Finally, we travel to Mexico to meet the young members of an indigenous community who have wowed the world of basketball.

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2016-02-03 USA

US presidential election: Iowa's winners and losers

This week, the US race to the White House is officially underway. We take a closer look at the real winners and losers out of Iowa. Also, the Carnival in Rio is in full swing,...

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2016-01-27 Donald Trump

US presidential race: What's at stake in the Iowa caucus

This week, all eyes are on Iowa. The race for the White House heats up as voters get their first chance to cast ballots for a presidential nominee. Next, as the Zika virus...

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2016-01-20 Brazil

Fighting the Zika virus in Brazil

This week, we see how Senegalese scientists are giving a helping hand in the fight against the Zika virus in Brazil. Next, the tainted water scandal in Flint, Michigan continues,...

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2016-01-13 Barack Obama

Obama gives his final State of the Union address

This week, it was an optimistic US President Barack Obama who gave his seventh and final State of the Union speech. This was one of his last big public chances to get his message...

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2016-01-06 Barack Obama

Obama moves to tighten gun controls

This week, Barack Obama bypasses Congress to push through tighter measures on gun sales. The US president wept openly as he talked about the ongoing gun violence in the country....

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