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Grandmas Project: 'Their history was passed down through food'

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Mali's basketball star: NBA top player Cheick Diallo makes hometown proud

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BUSINESS DAILY

Trump threatens huge new tariffs on China

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Tunisia lose first World Cup match against England

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THE DEBATE

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

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Aquarius, refugees and 'Europe's soul'

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Music show: Chiara Civello, Jay-Z and Beyoncé & Solidays festival

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How corruption has damaged Armenia's environment

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'Changing FARC peace deal would be a huge historical error for Colombia'

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

Latest update : 2017-11-02

Russia probe: Special investigation into US presidential election heats up

Amid an ongoing probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US presidential election, three of President Trump's aides have been charged. Paul Manafort faces charges of money laundering and conspiracy to defraud the US government, alongside his business partner Rick Gates. Meanwhile, George Papadopoulos has admitted lying to FBI agents over his Kremlin-linked contacts.

Also, Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing growing condemnation following allegations he made sexual advances towards an actor when the latter was just 14 years old. Spacey's response to the accusations on Twitter only sparked further backlash, particularly among gay rights activists.

And our number of the week is 28. That's the time one man served behind bars for his involvement in a gang killing in Detroit. Bobby Hines was sentenced in 1989 when he was just 15 years old. But now, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling that bans mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles, Hines is a free man.

By Joanna COCKERELL , Tamara PAVAN , Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI , Anne POUZARGUES

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2018-06-14 Jeanne LAVENANT

World Cup 2018: Panini sticker enthusiasts get their game on in Brazil

In Brazil, adults and children alike are getting stuck into the ultimate retro collectibles. Panini sticker fever is taking over the country as the 2018 World Cup kicks off in...

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2018-06-07 Jeanne LAVENANT

Nicaragua's indigenous tribes fight for their land

In Nicaragua, at least 121 people have been killed since anti-government protests broke out seven weeks ago, according to the country's main human rights group. The protesters...

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2018-06-01 Jeanne LAVENANT

US: Starbucks closes 8,000 stores for racial bias training

In the US, Starbucks is shutting down 8,000 of its stores for one afternoon this week to get their employees to talk about race. This anti-bias training session comes after two...

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2018-05-25 Jeanne LAVENANT

Venezuela hit by sky-high inflation despite large oil reserves

This week saw Nicolas Maduro re-elected as Venezuela's president. Maduro won a second term in spite of the economic crisis crippling the country. It's left Venezuela with the...

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2018-05-17 Jeanne LAVENANT

Iran deal pullout: Critics in US voice concern at Trump's move

Iran is scrambling to lock in guarantees from the EU after the US pulled out of the nuclear deal. People around the world have criticized the move - including a former hostage in...

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