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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 : 2011-03-23

Migration on the increase, according to the UN

Friday, December 17th is International Migrant Day. The UN says migration is on the rise, with one in 32 people worldwide now living in a country other than that of their birth. That rises to one in ten in Europe and one in seven in North America. The United States has long been a beacon for people seeking to make a better life for themselves; our reporters Constantin Simon and Vikram Singh followed one Indian family who are doing just that.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Vikram Singh , Constantin SIMON

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2018-06-15 Middle East

Residents of southern Lebanon live in fear of another war

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2018-06-14 Asia-pacific

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2018-06-13 Europe

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2018-06-12 Europe

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2018-06-11 Asia-pacific

Politics in Malaysia: A new era?

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