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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 : 2016-11-15

Burma: Changes slow to come by, one year after Suu Kyi's victory

This November marks one year since Burma entered a new political era with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party winning historic parliamentary elections.

The Nobel laureate is now the country's de facto leader and remains popular, although the military junta retains significant powers. But some Burmese say they are still waiting for meaningful change in their lives.

Meanwhile, fighting continues in remote regions and Rohingya Muslims are still being persecuted. Our correspondents report.

Programme prepared by Elom Marcel Toble and Jessica Sestili.

By Clovis CASALI

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Maël RAYNAUD

Burma specialist

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2018-01-22 Middle East

Syrian refugees still reluctant to return home from Lebanon

According to the UN refugee agency, nearly one million Syrian refugees currently live in Lebanon. With the IS group defeated, the border with Syria has recently reopened, but...

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2018-01-19 Americas

The challenge of clearing Colombia of landmines

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2018-01-18 Middle East

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2018-01-17 Asia-pacific

Why Hong Kong is Asia's electronic garbage dump

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2018-01-16 Europe

Strict controls behind Denmark's generous unemployment benefits

At just 4.2%, Denmark boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, and those looking for work receive up to 90% of their former salary. However, rigorous controls apply...

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