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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 : 2018-01-03

Wild horses, wild controversy: Mustang population proves a headache in US

Today's FOCUS report takes us to the plains and prairies of the American West. Over 70,000 mustang horses are now thought to roam free across a string of states, and the number is increasing. Ranchers and farmers have long been calling on the government to do more to limit the population of wild horses, but federal laws state they can't be culled. Authorities have begun rounding up and rehousing the mustangs, but animal rights groups say that techniques used are too cruel. Our team has more.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.

By Sophie PRZYCHODNY , Patrick LOVETT

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2018-07-16 Sylvain LEPETIT

Despite economic blockade and corruption scandals, Qatar prepares for its 2022 World Cup

Although the World Cup in Russia only just ended, interest has already turned to the competition’s 2022 host: Qatar. The nation’s reputation has already been tainted by...

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2018-07-13 Middle East

How sports therapy is helping wounded Syrians

In the northern Syrian city of Idlib, where many civilians have fled amid the ongoing bloodshed, one physical therapist with his team of volunteers is using football to treat...

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2018-07-12 Shirli SITBON

Paris synagogue bombing case remains unsolved, 38 years on

On October 3, 1980, a bomb exploded in front of a Paris synagogue, killing four people and injuring dozens more. The attack sent shockwaves across the country. The sole suspect -...

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2018-07-11 Europe

Video: Humanitarian corridor to Italy brings hope to Eritrean refugees

Amid the hardline approach to immigration from Italy's new government, we look at one initiative giving refugees safe and legal passage to Europe. A group of Italian NGOS have...

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2018-07-10 FRANCE 2

Is autism becoming an asset in the workplace?

In California, companies are recruiting more and more people with autism, particularly those with Asperger syndrome. Their specific skills are increasingly sought after in...

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