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Latest update : 2014-07-24

Bolivian children: heading to work aged 10

This week in an unprecedented move, Bolivia has legalised child labour, formally allowing children as young as 10 to work. Meanwhile in the US, the mayor of New York's European vacation is raising eyebrows, with questions over how much holiday American politicians should be able to take. And as e-cigarettes become ever bigger business in the United States we ask whether they'll stop the tobacco industry.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Joanna COCKERELL , Catherine NORRIS TRENT , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2015-07-01 USA

US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

This week, the United States and Cuba reached a deal to re-open their mutual embassies in Washington and Havana. It's the next major step forward to thawing 50 years of frozen...

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2015-06-24 USA

FranceLeaks: Wikileaks claims US spied on Elysée palace

This week, there's outrage in France after WikiLeaks publishes new revelations that the NSA spied on three French presidents. Next, we look at how the Confederate flag is...

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2015-06-17 US Presidential Election 2016

US presidential race: A Bush vs Clinton rematch?

This week, the prospect of Bush versus Clinton in 2016 becomes more likely as Jeb Bush officially enters the race for the White House. Also, we head to Central America, where...

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2015-06-10 slavery

USA: New case of police brutality in Texas causes outcry

This week, police brutality in the United States is once again in the spotlight after a violent incident at a teenage pool party in Texas. Next, we meet Jaime Rodriguez, the...

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2015-06-03 tobacco

Record fines for tobacco companies in Quebec

This week, a court in Canada orders big tobacco firms to pay out to smokers who say they were never told about the health risks. Next, we meet the transgender athlete breaking...

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