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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 : 2017-10-24

How east German voters fuelled far-right's parliament breakthrough

In Germany, MPs from a far-right party are taking their seats in parliament, in a post-war first. A total of 92 politicians from the Alternative for Germany, or AfD, now form the third-largest party in the Bundestag. In last month's election, the AfD scored highest in the former east Germany, in areas where many feel like second-class citizens due to higher unemployment and lower salaries or pensions. Our reporters have been meeting AfD voters in Saxony to find out more.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Florence Viala.

By Nicolas SPICER , Anne MAILLIET , Sebastien MILLARD , Denis PARCHOW

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Stefan SEIDENDORF

Head of the EU Department, Franco-German Institute

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2017-11-23 Asia-pacific

Could Pakistan be your next holiday destination?

With its image tarnished by years of repeated terrorist attacks, Pakistan doesn't figure on many people's lists of dream holiday destinations. But that could soon change....

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2017-11-22 Africa

Tunisians disillusioned, seven years after revolution

In early October, an overcrowded boat carrying migrants sank off the Tunisian island of Kerkennah, near the city of Sfax. At least 45 people lost their lives. Many of the victims...

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2017-11-21 Americas

Video: An uncertain fate for US's transgender soldiers

In July, US President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was re-instating a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Trump justified his shock decision by citing...

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2017-11-20 Africa

From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

Mauritania is being invaded by typha, a thick type of plant that has sprung up and is growing all over the North African country, destroying other species and even forcing people...

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2017-11-17 Emmanuel Macron

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Six months after becoming France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron is facing signs of rebellion and frustration from within his own party. Some 100 members, including...

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