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Trump, Guns and School Shootings: Can Students Help Change Gun Control Laws?

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Trump, Guns and School Shootings:: Can Students Help Change Gun Control Laws?

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What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

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Greek Cypriot negotiator: 'We stand a chance' of reunifying Cyprus

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Towards a European army? The future of defence for the EU

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Photographer Pete Souza shares his ‘portrait’ of Obama

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Syria's White Helmets: 'We had 400 casualties last week'

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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 : 2016-02-13

The Arab Spring's unfulfilled promises

In January, Tunisia saw a week of protests as people voiced their anger over unemployment and corruption. The country is often held up as an example of one which survived the Arab Spring relatively unscathed, with the Nobel committee honoring the negotiators who organised a largely peaceful transition to democracy culminating in the 2014 election. But many Tunisians feel the political elite does not address the problems affecting their lives. Chris Moore, Mayssa Awad and Georges Yazbeck report.

A programme prepared by Anna Kowalska, Patrick Lovett, Laura Burloux and Claire Pryde.

By Georges YAZBECK , Christopher MOORE , Mayssa AWAD

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2018-02-19 Europe

What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

One in five prison beds in Germany are empty. The figures from German juvenile offenders' institutions are even more striking: the rate of youth crime fell by half between 2007...

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2018-02-16 Africa

The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line

In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia's capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line - built and paid for by China - went into operation...

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2018-02-15 Europe

Why Italian graduates are choosing life on the farm

Italy's youth is breathing new life into the country's rural areas. In the past two years, the number of young graduates - often from urban centres - starting up their businesses...

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2018-02-14 Middle East

Iraq's Tikrit still in ruins, three years after liberation from IS group

As a donor conference aimed at raising funds to rebuild Iraq wraps up in Kuwait, we look at the reality for those living in the bombed-out cities. Baghdad is looking for $88...

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2018-02-13 Middle East

Israeli PM Netanyahu's mounting legal troubles

Every Saturday night for the past few months, hundreds of Israelis have demonstrated near the home of the attorney general, protesting over how long it's taking to investigate...

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