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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 : 2011-09-12

Dominique Strauss-Kahn tries to repair his public image

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is back in Paris. The man known as 'DSK' has been in New York for nearly 4 months, held there by attempted rape and sexual assault charges that have now been dropped. However, the damage to his public image has been severe. He's already resigned his top job at the IMF and he's no longer the darling of the French Socialist Party. We look at DSK's long road to repair his reputation.

By Katerina VITTOZZI

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2018-04-18 Americas

Video: A look back at the Castro years in Cuba

A new chapter is beginning in Cuba, with the country's National Assembly meeting to elect a new president. Raul Castro is stepping down from his position as head of state after...

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2018-04-17 Europe

Andalusia, the gateway to Europe for cannabis

More than 70% of cannabis in circulation in Europe transits through Andalusia, in southern Spain. The drug is transported from Morocco on speedboats across the Strait of...

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2018-04-16 Africa

Video: Embedded with French troops in eastern Mali

Just this weekend, seven French troops in Mali were injured and one UN peacekeeper killed in a four-hour rocket, mortar and car bomb attack on their camp at Timbuktu airport....

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2018-04-13 France

Is Paris ripe for a boom in alternative transportation?

As French rail workers continue their rolling strikes against planned reforms, millions of passengers are looking for other ways to get around. In Paris, several private...

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2018-04-12 Asia-pacific

Video: 'Modicare' aims to provide healthcare to half a billion Indians

India is soon to implement what could be the world's largest public healthcare programme. Dubbed "Modicare", the ambitious scheme is designed as a safety net for millions of...

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