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Speculation and divisions abound as leaders prepare to pick President

Tonight, leaders from the European Union's 27 member states are getting together in Brussels to pick the first-ever permanent President. How will the leaders be making the decision?

Today's Focus guests are France 24 correspondent in Brussels, Frederique Simon, and Piotr Kaczynski from the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels.

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2016-07-22 Pakistan

Women doctors in Pakistan challenge the status quo

While the majority of medical students in Pakistan are women, the workforce is largely made up of men, leading to an overall shortage of doctors in the country. The reason is...

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2016-07-21 World War I

Bomb disposal experts comb World War I battlefields, one century on

In recent months, ceremonies have been held to mark the centenary of major World War One battles at Verdun and the Somme in northern France. Hundreds of thousands of men were...

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2016-07-20 Mozambique

Mozambique's reputation tarnished by hidden debt scandal

A massive hidden debt scandal has tarnished Mozambique’s reputation with the international business community. In April, the southeastern African nation acknowledged that it had...

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2016-07-19 US Presidential Election 2016

US presidential election: Muslim voters determined to make their voices heard

After Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States, the country's Muslim minority has found itself in the spotlight. Muslims...

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2016-07-18 Iran

One year after Iran nuclear deal, economic benefits slow to materialise

It has been one year since Iran reached a landmark deal with world powers on limiting its nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international sanctions. But most Iranians...

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