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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 : 2014-01-17

On Patrol with Baghdad's Falcon Brigade

Officially the war in Iraq is over, but a bomb goes off almost every day. After peaking seven years ago, violence between Sunnis and Shiites has intensified. Over 7,800 civilians were killed in attacks in 2013, many of them in car bombings. France 24's Anne-Sophie Le Mauff met with Baghdad's Falcon Brigade, a bomb squad whose experts risk their lives every day by defusing devices.

By Anne-Sophie LE MAUFF

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2017-03-24 French Presidential Elections 2017

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2017-03-21 France

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