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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 : 2013-01-31

Fighting to adopt a Russian child

One month ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning the adoption of Russian children by American families. The move came in response to US sanctions against Russian officials. The controversy over the law refuses to die down. Detractors accuse the Kremlin of using Russian orphans as pawns in a game of politics with Washington and abandoning the 110,000 children currently in Russian orphanages.

By Ksenia BOLCHAKOVA , Shaun Walker

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2016-12-02 Europe

Video: Far-right at the gates of power in Austria

On Sunday, far-right candidate Norbert Hofer gets a second shot at becoming Austrian president. The tight election he lost in May was annulled by the constitutional court due to...

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2016-12-01 Middle East

Iraq: Embedded with Shiite militias fighting to retake town of Tal Afar

Our reporters in Iraq have been following Shiite militias who are fighting alongside the regular army. Their current mission is to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul,...

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2016-11-30 France

Suspects under house arrest in France protest their innocence

France’s state of emergency imposed in the wake of last November’s terror attacks is still in place today. The measure gives police and state officials special powers to take...

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2016-11-29 Europe

What is the secret behind Germany's baby boom?

For almost ten years, Germany has been trying to boost its low birth rate by implementing one of the world's most expensive family policies. These measures are beginning to show...

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2016-11-28 Europe

Video: Detention centres for migrants slammed as 'Spanish Guantanamos'

In this edition we’re reporting on detention centres in Spain, where illegal immigrants are held while the authorities try to organise their deportation. Critics are calling the...

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