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Violent Clashes over Dakota Pipeline

Violent Clashes over Dakota Pipeline

Dozens of protestors are injured after violent clashes with police on the proposed route of the Dakota Access pipeline. We hear from native American and tribal rights lawyer Tara Houska who says the huge pipeline, which would transport oil from North Dakota to Illinois, would destroy ancestral sites and potentially contaminate their drinking water. Plus, what might president-elect Donald Trump's business links to the company behind the project mean for its future?

Incomes are rising rapidly in China, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit. We drill down into the figures with our guests Dr Qian Liu, managing director of The Economist Group, Greater China, and radical organiser Jose Martin, in Washington.

Donald Trump announces a raft of executive actions he intends to take on his first day in office, including quitting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. We examine the implications of the plans.

Rahul Tandon in Kolkata brings us up to date on India's cas

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