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Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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From Turkey to Iran: (re)inventing kebab

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THE INTERVIEW

Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

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THE INTERVIEW

Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

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IN THE PRESS

‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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MEDIAWATCH

#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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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 : 2018-05-17

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 Iran, John Limbert. He tells us why he believes Trump's move was the wrong one.

Also, Argentina needs $30 billion to avoid a full-blown economic crisis. The country was once called the comeback kid of the global economy. And its business-friendly president was once praised as the man to put the country on the track to a brighter financial future. But last week, Argentina found its currency at an all-time low, pushing the treasury minister to try to strike a deal with the International Monetary Fund.

Meanwhile, the latest craze in the food industry is so-called clean meat. It's real, biological meat. But rather than being harvested from the bodies of living animals, it's grown from cultured cells inside a lab. And in Silicon Valley, several start-ups are looking into all kinds of alternatives to traditional meat that are both more ethical and better for the environment.

Finally, with preparations in full swing for the wedding of US actress Meghan Markle and Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday, we take a closer look at the bride-to-be.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Camille FEVRIER , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Genie GODULA

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2018-08-16 Jeanne LAVENANT

Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

This week, we take a closer look at the native communities living in the Americas. From the north to the south, indigenous people still face massive discrimination, land theft...

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2018-08-09 Jeanne LAVENANT

Legal highs: the pros and cons of legalising cannabis

Call it pot, marijuana, grass or skunk; the way we smoke cannabis is changing. Once confined to hazy student dorm rooms, its use is increasingly out in the open. From complete...

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2018-08-02 Jeanne LAVENANT

California wildfires: a struggle to contain deadly blazes

In California, the sixth most destructive fire in state history continues to rage, one of more than a dozen currently burning. The blazes have destroyed more than a thousand...

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2018-07-26 Camille FEVRIER

Nicaragua in crisis: Residents torn between anger and fear

This week in Nicaragua, witnesses say police attacked protesters in the northern city of Jinotega, leaving at least three people dead. Since July 19, President Daniel Ortega has...

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2018-07-19 Jeanne LAVENANT

Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin causes outrage in US

This week, Donald Trump rowed back on remarks he made in Helsinki alongside Vladimir Putin after outrage at home. The US president said he "accepted" the conclusion of his...

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