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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 : 2014-05-19

Mexico to declare peace in the war on drugs?

Is it time to declare peace in the war on drugs? After decades of prohibition and active fighting against drugs, more and more people in the Americas are raising their voices in favour of decriminalisation. The drug market in the United States generates an estimate of up to 63 billion dollars a year, money that goes straight into the pockets of the mafia. Our correspondents look at this endless war and those calling for a change in tactic.

Programme prepared by Phoebe Lanzer Wood and Priscillia Andrieu.
 

By Matthieu COMIN , Laurence CUVILLIER

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2017-01-18 Africa

CAR citizens reluctantly leave makeshift camp

When Central African Republic was hit by sectarian violence three years ago, almost 100,000 people found refuge in a makeshift camp beside the airport of the capital Bangui....

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2017-01-17 Asia-pacific

Inside China's answer to Silicon Valley

As Xi Jinping becomes the first Chinese leader to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, we're looking at the rapid and formidable growth of Shenzhen, a city where China's...

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2017-01-16 Europe

Security stepped up in Italy amid terror threat

Is Italy becoming a jihadist hub? The Berlin Christmas market attacker, Anis Amri, is believed to have been radicalised in prison there. And when a routine police stop led to...

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2017-01-13 Asia-pacific

Is India's digital revolution disconnected from reality?

In November 2016, India's government shocked the country when it announced that a massive 85% of banknotes were no longer legal tender. The move, championed by Prime Minister...

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2017-01-12 Europe

In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn't mean...

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