Poland is gearing up for a general election on Sunday, a risky thing to do for a government holding the EU's rotating presidency. Just a few months ago, the coalition led by the Civic Platform party looked set to cruise to re-election, making Donald Tusk the first post-communist premier to serve two terms. But things aren't looking so certain now...
Five weeks after US President Barack Obama's speech in Cairo, Focus looks at reactions to the address, in which he contrasted his approach to the Muslim world with that of his predecessor, George Bush.
Twelve months after French President Nicolas Sarkozy and 40 other leaders launched the Mediterranean Union, we take a look at an organisation struggling to find a purpose after Israel's offensive on the Gaza Strip.
Immigration is one of the biggest challenges facing the EU. Focus goes to Mali, where emigration is increasing, and looks at France, long a destination for immigrants, and Romania, which has become a target since it joined the EU.
In Benin, the race to buy land is on! States, corporations, multinationals and investment funds are hungry for farmland. Purchases are being driven by food security concerns, rising demand and changing dietary habits.
It's Obama-mania in Ghana as the US president prepares for a flying visit to the country on Friday. Barack Obama is there to push his message that conflict-tainted Africa needs good governance and economic progress.