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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 : 2016-09-08

Mexico: Journalists under attack in state of Veracruz

If the Mexican state of Veracruz were a country, it would be the most dangerous in the world for journalists. The news there is dominated by organised crime, drug cartels, corruption and impunity - but reporters are not welcome. In less than five years, 19 journalists have been murdered and five have disappeared. So what explains this wave of violence against the press and who is behind it? Our correspondents went to the coastal state to find out.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Elom Marcel Toble and Claire Pryde.

By Laurence CUVILLIER , Matthieu COMIN

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2018-09-21 Focus

Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is gearing up for its annual conference. This past summer has been dominated by toxic allegations of anti-Semitism at all levels in the...

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2018-09-20 Focus

Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of...

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2018-09-19 Focus

Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

In 2015, a political crisis in Burundi sparked deadly violence. Since then, more than 400,000 Burundians have fled the country, some of them to Kenya. But even there, many still...

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2018-09-18 Focus

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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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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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