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Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Latest update : 2017-05-17

United States: Donald Trump and the Russian connection

US President Donald Trump says he was within his rights to disclose information to Moscow, this amid a row over him sharing classified intelligence with Russian officials. It comes after US media reported that top secret information was revealed during a meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Oval Office last week. It's the latest media storm to engulf Trump, who is also facing criticism for firing the FBI director James Comey. FRANCE 24’s James André tells us more.

We also head to Tangier Island off the coast of Virginia, which is slowly disappearing due to climate change. The islanders, though, are staunch supporters of President Trump who has in the past called climate change a hoax.

And we see how in Argentina, the land of Maradona and Messi, things are changing as the trend of mixed football grows.

By Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Joanna COCKERELL , Sonia BARITELLO

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2017-07-19 television

Game of Thrones returns: Mega fans bask in themed pop-up bar

The award-winning fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" is entering its seventh and penultimate season - meaning the end is nigh. To prepare for the impending finale, some fans are...

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2017-07-12 El Salvador

Outrage over teen rape case in El Salvador

This week we head to El Salvador, where a 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for giving birth to a stillborn baby after she was raped. Amnesty International...

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2017-07-06 Venezuela

The Venezuelans living in exile

Protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro have swept across Venezuela for the past three months. At least 80 people have been killed and hundreds more jailed or...

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2017-06-29 Brazil

Combatting corruption in Brazil through smart software

We head to Brazil for a closer look at the world's first anti-corruption software. It might not be capable of stopping the graft scandals engulfing the country, but it does keep...

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2017-06-22 Uber

Travis Kalanick: Uber boss steps down amid controversy

It's been eight years since Uber came onto the scene and shook things up with its ride-hailing app that matches drivers with passengers. In that time, the company has been hit by...

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