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Latest update : 2016-03-22

Abortion, contraception still taboo in El Salvador despite Zika virus

El Salvador is one of the countries worst affected by the Zika virus. The small Central American nation is barely 200 km in length, but nearly 8,000 cases of Zika have already been diagnosed. It also has some of the strictest abortion laws in the world. Faced with fears of the consequences of the virus for newborn babies, such as microcephaly, the Ministry of Health has issued its recommendation to women: "Don't get pregnant until 2018".

A programme prepared by Emerald Maxwell

By Matthieu COMIN , Laurence CUVILLIER , Oliver FARRY

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2017-11-20 Africa

From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

Mauritania is being invaded by typha, a thick type of plant that has sprung up and is growing all over the North African country, destroying other species and even forcing people...

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2017-11-17 Emmanuel Macron

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Six months after becoming France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron is facing signs of rebellion and frustration from within his own party. Some 100 members, including...

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2017-11-16 Africa

Why Anglophone separatists want independence in Cameroon

Over the past year, dozens of people have died in Cameroon fighting for the independence of an English-speaking area of the country, known as Ambazonia. Now their supporters are...

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2017-11-15 Middle East

Middle East: Gaza's armed groups, a sticking point in Fatah-Hamas reconciliation

The process of reconciliation between the two rival Palestinian parties, Fatah and Hamas, is reaching a critical stage. Hamas is soon to hand over control of Gaza to the...

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2017-11-14 Europe

Video: Is Italy seeing a resurgence of fascism?

Authorities in Italy are concerned about a growing number of extreme right-wing groups who admire WWII-era leader Benito Mussolini and are nostalgic about his fascist regime. At...

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