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04 Nov 2010 17:08 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
Republican ethnic minority candidates picked up more seats than ever before in the US midterm elections.Though the Democratic Party will still have a much higher minority representation in congress, perceptions of the Republicans will begin to alter after Tuesday’s results.
Some believe it is the first step towards the party's gaining minority votes in the 2012 presidential race.
Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Miami.
Source: Al Jazeera
Republicans take control of House of Representatives, while Democrats narrowly hold on to Senate majority.
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Politics, US & Canada, United States
In Dallas, the Huey P Newton Gun Club organises 'manoeuvres' to show communities of colour they can police themselves.
Human Rights, US
A deep-seated cultural preference for boys is skewing India's sex ratio and making slaves of women.
Human Rights, Asia, India
Migrants complain of being sent to squalid shelters, as France unveils plan to reduce asylum processing times.
Europe, France, Migrants
Despite reforms, lifting of sanctions and 'opening', political activists in Myanmar continue to face arrests.
Human Rights, Asia, Myanmar
French and German leaders say "the door is open to discussions" as Greek PM set to unveil his plan at eurozone meet.
Business & Economy, Greece, Europe, European Union, IMF
Western officials against Iranian demands to include the lifting of ballistic missile sanctions as part of nuclear deal.
Politics, Middle East, Europe, Iran
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Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?