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Uruguay's Senate legalises marijuana
Backers of new law celebrate as Uruguay becomes first nation to legalise growing, sale and smoking of marijuana.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 15:24 GMT
Assad insists he will not step down
In an interview, Syrian leader blames crisis on foreign intervention and warns against fractious opposition.
Last updated: 19 May 2013 12:43 GMT
'Faulty brakes caused' Argentina train crash
Engineer who operated locomotive says he reported brake problems to supervisors but was told to carry on.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 08:43 GMT
Anger as Argentina finds 51st train victim
Discovery of 20-year-old's body sparks riots as Argentines accuse officials of ignoring problems in rail transport.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 06:54 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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