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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

Treading carefully: how the US reacted to the Egyptian uprising

The speed of the Egyptian uprising was such that the US had to quickly rethink its diplomatic position. Washington, a key ally of Mubarak's regime, had to choose sides, while at the same time not appearing too overbearing. At first President Obama urged caution and reform, but soon began talking of "transformation" and "genuine transition".

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

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2018-05-25 Europe

Divided Ireland votes in abortion referendum

Irish voters are heading to the polls in a referendum which could lead to the liberalisation of abortion laws. Terminations of pregnancy are illegal in Ireland, except in extreme...

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2018-05-24 Asia-pacific

Training future football champions in Vietnam

Vietnam is a nation of football fans. In the rural area of Pleiku, a school is training young players with the aim of building a national team that will one day qualify for the...

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2018-05-23 Asia-pacific

Philippines moves towards allowing divorce

The Philippines is one of only two places in the world where divorce is still illegal, the other being Vatican City. But the country is taking steps towards changing that....

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2018-05-22 France

France's newest political parties go to school

New arrivals on the French political scene are developing training centres to teach their campaigners how to propagate ideas and develop fieldwork skills. France's Communist...

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2018-05-21 Americas

Young Nicaraguans lead protests against President Ortega

For the past month, Nicaragua has been hit by anti-government protests. The demos were sparked by unpopular social security reforms, but have now swelled into a broader...

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