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The monk who saved thousands of precious manuscripts from IS group jihadists

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Australian FM Bishop: In the fight against IS group, 'we are dealing with non-state actors'

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Are state-subsidised jobs the solution to France's rising unemployment?

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Nigeria currency scam: Anti-corruption agency arrests 20 bankers

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Women bare their legs in Algeria, and a suicide bomber attacks Shiites in Saudi Arabia

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Chinese tour guide goes on angry rant, and bees die en masse in Morocco

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'Will snoop for food'

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NSA: Access Denied (part 2)

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US Patriot Act partly expires as France strengthens surveillance

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Our journalists also give you a quirky take on the news! Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2014-05-29

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

This week, we focus on a major security breach for CIA: the White House inadvertently revealed the name of the CIA chief in Afghanistan. Also on the show, Mexico's Zapatista rebel leader Subcomandante Marcos steps down. Finally, we head to Bolivia, the world’s largest producer of quinoa, to take a closer look at this tiny little grain that is taking over our plates.

By Stéphanie CHEVAL , Kethevane GORJESTANI , Emilie COCHAUD , Charles BOBE

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2015-05-28 Mexico

Mexico: New bloodbath linked to drug trafficking

This week, we head to Mexico, where a motorway shootout again throws the spotlight on the country's drugs trade and how it's becoming ever more closely linked to politics. Also,...

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2015-05-20 USA

David Letterman retires from 'Late Show'

This week, David Letterman is giving his final interviews. After more than 30 years, the undisputed king of late night television has decided it's time to hand over to the next...

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2015-05-13 Colombia

Aerial spraying: Colombia's toxic war on drugs

Colombia will stop using a potentially dangerous pesticide to spray coca crops. The president says the country will find other ways to destroy illegal plantations. Also, as...

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2015-05-06 Bolivia

Bolivia wrestles Chile over sea access

We focus on a long-standing border dispute between Chile and Bolivia, which is currently being given a hearing at The Hague. Next, we look at the ongoing investigation into a...

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2015-04-29 Gay marriage

USA: Gay marriage debate heads to Supreme Court

This week, the US Supreme Court is deliberating whether or not the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. A ruling is due in June and should put an end to decades...

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