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Film show: 'Detroit', 'Kingsman 2', 'Beauty and the Dogs'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Meeting Mohammad Alqadi, the Palestinian marathon man

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BUSINESS DAILY

Deep divisions on display as NAFTA renegotiation talks end

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Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

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EYE ON AFRICA

Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

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EYE ON AFRICA

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

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'Trump is the most powerful unifying force the Democrats could imagine'

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'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

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'Where is the solidarity for Somalia?'

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-10-05

USA: Las Vegas shooting prompts debate on gun laws

As the United States reels from the deadliest mass shooting in recent history, the massacre in Las Vegas has renewed debate on gun laws. Democrats are pushing for expanded background checks, but the White House says it's premature to talk gun control. In a country where the right to bear arms is enshrined in the Constitution, the latest debate seems unlikely to bring any real change.

Also, Donald Trump has been to the US island of Puerto Rico, two weeks after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. We take a look at how local people reacted to his visit.

Plus, as the 50th anniversary commemorations of the death of Che Guevara get underway, we look at how the controversial figure is remembered today.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Genie GODULA , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Sonia BARITELLO

Archives

2017-10-11 Mexico

Years of corruption revealed in Mexico's quake aftermath

In Mexico, three weeks after an earthquake left almost 400 people dead, the country is learning painful lessons. During the quake, several buildings that didn't meet seismic...

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2017-09-27 American football

United States: When sport becomes a political football

In America, football players are idols for millions. It's unusual for them to take part in political protests, however. But all that changed when Donald Trump singled out players...

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2017-09-20 Mexico

Mexico hit by another deadly earthquake

Mexico was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake earlier this week – on the day 32 years after another earthquake killed almost 10,000 people there. The latest quake hit just two...

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2017-09-13 USA

USA: The perilous mission of hurricane hunters

As Hurricane Irma approached the coast of Florida, the skies above were filled with planes and passengers rushing to escape the storm. Yet one of those flights was actually...

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