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Oil theft: A multi-billion dollar business fuels Mexican cartels

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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2009-10-20

New hope in search for AIDS vaccine

After more than 25 years of research, an encouraging vaccine trial for the AIDS virus has been carried out in Thailand. Researchers said that it had lowered the rick of infection by approximately 31%.

Tonight's Focus guests are Véronique Boyer, an activist at an AIDS NGO, and Professor Jean-François Delfraissy, director of the French National Agency on AIDS Research and Chair of the AIDS VACCINE 2009 Conference.

 

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2017-08-23 Angola

Rap activism has its say about Angolan politics

Angolans head to the polls in a parliamentary election that is expected to see their leader of 38 years, President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, hand over the baton. In this edition...

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2017-08-22 Mexico

Oil theft: A multi-billion dollar business fuels Mexican cartels

Mexico´s notorious drug cartels have thrived off drug trafficking, the arms trade and kidnapping as lucrative sources of revenue for years. But now, more and more cartels are...

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2017-08-21 Cameroon

Hunger has forced many Nigerian refugees in northern Cameroon to return to dangerous Boko Haram territory.

Aid workers are facing their most-feared season in the Lake Chad Basin, where one of the worst refugee crisis on the African Continent is taking place. Refugees fleeing violence...

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2017-07-27 French politics

France: Teething problems for Macron's fledgling party

President Emmanuel Macron's "La République En Marche" party is having its first teething problems, as it transitions from a grassroots movement to France's most powerful...

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2017-07-28 France

Was Jewish pensioner's murder religiously motivated?

We look at a recent murder in France that received relatively little media attention. In early April, Sarah Halimi, a 65-year-old Jewish woman, was killed at her Paris home by...

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