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France's Macron calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

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Dozens killed in Eastern Uganda mudslide

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Royal wedding fatigue?

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Rwanda’s Kagame: Macron has brought ‘freshness’ to world politics

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The backlash over Khashoggi: Pressure mounts over disappearance of Saudi journalist

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The Piton de la Fournaise volcano: Sparks fly on France’s Reunion Island

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Animal welfare: France at the bottom of the class

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An AI version of yourself to help you think

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Can citizen action stop climate change?

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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 : 2016-12-29

The year 2016 in review: Political crises, economic turmoil and silver linings

From the USA-Cuba rapprochement to Juan Manuel Santos’s Nobel Prize, we take a look back at an extraordinarily tumultuous year in the Americas. Then, we head to the US naval base of Pearl Harbor, where Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week offered condolences to the victims of Japan's attack 75 years ago. Finally, the world mourns one of Hollywood’s absolute royals: Actor and author Carrie Fisher – the eternal Princess Leia – who died four days after suffering a heart attack.

By Annette YOUNG

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2018-10-11 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Elections in Brazil: The rise of the far-right's Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's far-right presidential candidate has vowed to put the country first. This as Jair Bolsonaro prepares to go head-to-head with the left's Fernando Haddad in the run-off on...

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2018-10-05 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Elections in Brazil: A divided nation

This Sunday, Brazilians head to the polls for one of the most divisive votes in their country's history. If former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hadn't ended up behind bars,...

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2018-09-27 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

The US midterm videos that are getting people talking

This week, with the US midterm elections getting closer, we take a look at some of the more surprising campaign advertisements doing the rounds this voting season. That crucial...

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2018-09-20 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

US Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation in turmoil

The woman who's accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault calls for an FBI inquiry into the Supreme Court nominee before she'll testify at the Senate. University professor...

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2018-09-13 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Lehman Brothers collapse: What went wrong ten years ago?

Ten years ago this week, US investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, unleashing a global financial crisis. In this special edition of the show, we focus on that crash, its...

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