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Chile's President, Sebastián Piñera refuses to stand down and defends how his government has handled serious protests in the country, now entering week three. Also in the programme: Iran says it will begin enriching uranium at an underground site in a major breach of the nuclear agreement of 2015, and why tourists visiting the Japanese city of Kyoto are now banned from taking selfies. (Picture: President of Chile Sebastián Piñera. Credit: Sebastián Vivallo Oñate/Agencia Makro/Getty Images)


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