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Latest update : 2014-04-09

Indian general elections: Narendra Modi, a divisive politician

General elections have kicked off in India - the world's largest ballot ever: 815 million people voting over a month-long roll out programme. Today in Focus we report on the man considered to be the frontrunner. Governor Narendra Modi has been at the helm of the state of Gujarat for 12 years, a state often described as one of India's business and economic powerhouses. Modi has been praised by some for the job he's done there, but other aspects of his governance cast a shadow on his legacy...

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2015-03-26 France

French baking taking over the world

France is well known for its culinary traditions and the nation's dishes are already famous worldwide. Now, its bread has become a rising star too, with bakers from across the...

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2015-03-25 Iraq

Iraq's Duluiyah, a symbol of Sunni resistance to jihadists

Iraqi government forces and Iran-backed Shia militia are hoping to soon retake Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's hometown, where jihadists have been holding out for several weeks. But...

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2015-03-24 India

India: Beef ban criticised

Cows are a sacred animal in India, a majority Hindu country. But the western state of Maharashtra has gone one step further in protecting the animals: it has banned beef...

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2015-03-23 Ebola

Video: One year on, Liberia on the road to recovery

One year after the first Ebola case was declared in West Africa, we look at the progress made in fighting the deadly disease. Before a new case was confirmed on Friday, Liberia...

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2015-03-20 Spain

Andalusia elections a key test for Spanish anti-austerity party

Voters in Andalusia head to the polls this weekend for the region's local elections. The vote is the first big test in a key election year in Spain - especially for the new...

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