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Deadly Crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe; Abadi in Washington (part 1)

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Latest update : 2014-06-13

Fiesta or Fiasco? Brazil Aims to Pull Off a World Cup to Remember

It's kick-off time in the nation that puts the "beautiful" in the beautiful game. Sao Paulo, Brazil is hosting the opening match of the 2014 World Cup. But it's not all been plain sailing in the run-up to the tournament. Whilst a transit strike in Sao Paulo is on hold, an airport workers' strike in Rio is on... and workmen are still rushing to complete jobs on untested venues. Some see all this as merely the growing pains of success. For others, Brazil has bitten off more than it can chew.

By François PICARD

Our guests

David GOLDBLATT

Sports writer, broadcaster

Cintia CARDOSO-DELAUTRE

Brazilian desk, RFI

Rodrigo DE REZENDE

Brazilian activist

Marc BURLEIGH

Journalist, French news agency AFP

Anelise BORGES

France 24 journalist

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Europe's throwing the book at Google. The Commission accuses the Internet giant of squeezing the competition and is serving Google with a charge sheet which includes directing...

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2015-04-16 Google

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2015-04-15 civil war

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2015-04-14 Boko Haram

#BringBackOurGirls: One Year Gone (part 2)

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