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02 Nov 2010 17:54 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
As polling stations open for crucial midterm elections in the US, the Democratic party of Barack Obama, the country's president, is widely expected to lose its majority in the House of Representatives.
Such a result would be a dramatic reversal for Obama following his sweeping path to victory in 2008.
A series of events, from a global economic downturn to the BP oil disaster, has engulfed the president, and the uphill task looks set to continue during his next two years in power.
David Foster reports from Washington.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Business & Economy, Europe, United Kingdom
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Politics, US & Canada, Iran
Burundi's protests move towards a dark chapter with night-time assassinations as protesters turn to grenades.
War & Conflict, Africa, Burundi
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Business & Economy, Asia, Thailand
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Politics, Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
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Human Rights, Politics, Middle East, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood
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South Africa, Politics, Protests
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Arts & Culture, Latin America, Brazil
An intimate look at the struggles of illegal refugees travelling across the Mediterranean, from Africa to Europe.
Humanitarian crises, Africa, Europe
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Health, Africa, Liberia