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    World in Focus Weekly, your roundup of the top stories covered over the past week on Radio Sputnik’s World in Focus

    This week’s headlines included:

    • Unrest in northern Iraq, as the government looks to Shia militias in its campaign against Da’esh.
    • Britain’s right wing UK Independence Party continues to look for a new leader, but does anyone want the job?
    • Yet more revelations of abuse emerge from Australia’s Nauru detention center.
    • We look at the implications of Brexit on the Good Friday peace agreement in Northern Ireland.
    • Eighteen officials were arrested in Colombia over links to right wing paramilitary groups.
    • The former house speaker who brought down President Dilma Rousseff — Edwardo Cunha — was arrested on corruption charges.
    • And is the controversial EU-Canada CETA trade deal dead? You can find previous editions of World in Focus here.

    You can find previous editions of World in Focus here.

    Tune in to Radio Sputnik five days a week for Sputnik's daily current affairs program, broadcasting live from Edinburgh Scotland, with Jack Foster and Carolyn Scott.

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