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Qatar out in the cold: What's behind the diplomatic crisis?

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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 : 2012-12-03

Amnesty International sounds the alarm over Mexico torture

Mexico has seen a severe increase in the number of torture cases in the past few years. Complaints received by the National Human Rights Commission in Mexico increased by more than 400% from 2007 to 2011, up to nearly 1700 cases last year. The outgoing government has strived to tackle organised crime over its five-year term, but bringing in measures to safeguard the civilian population has fallen by the wayside.

By Matthieu COMIN , Laurence CUVILLIER

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2017-06-21 Middle East

Qatar out in the cold: What's behind the diplomatic crisis?

The small but energy-rich country of Qatar normally basks in the heat. But earlier this month, several of its powerful Gulf neighbours decided to leave it out in the cold. Led by...

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2017-06-20 Middle East

EXCLUSIVE: Embedded with Iraqi troops battling to retake Mosul from IS group

FRANCE 24 brings you an exclusive report filmed by Roméo Langlois and Amar Al Hameedawi, our reporters in Iraq. Our team on the ground were able to follow elite Iraqi forces as...

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2017-06-19 Middle East

Syria: The battle to retake IS group stronghold of Raqqa

The battle to retake Raqqa, the Islamic State group's stronghold in Syria, is well under way. A coalition made up of mainly Kurdish forces with some Arab fighters has been...

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2017-06-15 Africa

What's behind the protests in northern Morocco?

With France's president visiting Morocco this week, FRANCE 24 reports from Al Hoceima, capital of the Rif, an underdeveloped region plagued by social unrest. It all began six...

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2017-06-14 Europe

Racism in Italian football: The ugly side of the beautiful game

Although Italian football is enjoying a renaissance thanks to good results, the championship still faces recurring problems with racism. Italy is in fact the worst affected...

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