Since the Fukushima nuclear accident, food safety has been a major concern for the Japanese people. Although Japan's government says people can feel secure about eating what they see for sale, fear of radioactive-tainted food is unlikely to stop any time soon in Japan. As our correspondents found out, each new harvest brings new suspicions.
In troubled Chechnya, separatist Islamist rebels are fighting Chechen special forces. President Kadyrov has launched an all-out war on the rebels and is also implementing ‘collective responsibility’ across the region to families of the rebels.
With the US in a deep recession, unemployment rising and ballooning deficit, Obama's job approval rating has dropped by nine points since January to 55 percent. Is the US president's health care reform enough to combat growing criticism?
Ten years after his succession, Mohammed VI fascinates. Head of a distinctive monarchy combining tradition and modernity, he keeps his private life very private. However, when it comes to public matters, the King is everywhere.
Since 2001, the tribal zone of Waziristan has become a sanctuary to the Taliban, whose mastermind Baitullah Mehsud is also the US and Pakistan's most wanted man in the region. Focus looks at the threat he and the Pakistani Taliban pose.
In this edition of Focus: the fifth International AIDS Society conference is underway in Cape Town, South Africa, where seven million people are infected with HIV. Up for discussion: how is the global economic crisis affecting the fight against AIDS?