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Latest update : 2011-05-26

Iraq's Sunnis and Shiites reconcile

After years of sectarian violence and hatred, largely incited by al Qaeda, Sunni and Shiite communities in Iraq are starting to put the past behind them. The terrorist network has been chased out of Arab al-Jubur, an area south of Baghdad, and the Iraqi army has moved in, making it their business to reconcile the former enemies.

By Anne-Sophie LE MAUFF , Patrick LOVETT

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2018-11-12 Focus

South Sudan's latest attempt at fragile peace

In South Sudan, a five-year bloody civil war could be coming to an end. Two months ago, the belligerents signed a new peace deal and in late October, rebel leader Riek Machar...

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2018-11-09 Focus

Border deal sparks protests in Russia's Caucasus region

In this edition we head to the majority-Muslim republics of Ingushetia and Chechnya in Russia's Caucasus region. Chechnya is ruled by the strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, a protégé of...

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2018-11-08 Focus

Same-sex parenting: Belgium's approach to medically assisted procreation

France's national ethics committee recently came out in favour of opening up medically assisted procreation to all women, including lesbian couples. As it stands, female French...

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2018-11-05 Focus

Florida governor's race reflects vast gulf in US politics

US voters headed to the polls on November 6 for the midterm elections. This year, the polls took place against the backdrop of a polarisation in views, with a stark move away...

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2018-11-06 Focus

Female labour force participation keeps plunging in India

In India, the female labour force participation dropped to a dismal 27 percent in 2015, down from 34 percent in 2004. The country now ranks 11th from the bottom on a worldwide...

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