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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 : 2011-06-17

A new Constitution for Moroccans

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is making changes to the country's Constitution, that could transfer more power from the monarchy to the government. Some Moroccans are sceptical, asking how changes can be democratic when they have been drawn up not by the people, but by experts appointed by the King. But the new Constitution will be put the the people in a referendum next month.

By Jean-Marie LEMAIRE , Léa-Lisa WESTERHOFF , Terry MAXWELL

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2018-09-18 Focus

Mexico's seaweed invasion: Disaster or opportunity?

This summer, Mexico's Caribbean coast has looked nothing like a dream holiday destination. Dozens of tons of algae have been covering the turquoise waters and soft sandy beaches...

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2018-09-17 Focus

Spaniards divided over future of Franco monument

On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which...

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2018-09-14 Focus

A lottery to save French heritage

France is launching a new nationwide lottery to raise funds for the restoration of dilapidated heritage sites. Depending on the work that's needed and the urgency, some sites...

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2018-09-13 Focus

Egypt's new 'cyber crime' law accused of curbing online freedoms

A new bill to fight cyber crime in Egypt was signed into law by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on August 19. While it may help to provide a legal framework to govern an area that...

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2018-09-12 Focus

Video: Desperate Venezuelans flee across border to Colombia

Venezuela's severe economic crisis has forced 1.5 million people to leave the country since 2015. Securing an appointment to obtain or renew a passport can take months, so entire...

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