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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 : 2017-08-28

The lost children of Central African Republic

The United Nations has warned of early signs of genocide in Central African Republic, where armed militias occupy three quarters of the country, and civilians are being massacred. As the country descends into chaos thousands of refugees and displaced people are once again fleeing their homes. And, parents are getting separated from their children as families struggle to stay grouped together.

The International Committee of the Red Cross is working to reunite thousands of Central Africans with their loved ones. But such reunions are difficult and rare. Our correspondents travelled to eastern Cameroon where 260,000 Central African refugees are living in camps. Report by Patrick Fandio, Pierre Akpro and Zigoto Tchaya.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Jessica Sestilli.

By Emmanuelle LANDAIS , Patrick FANDIO , Pierre AKPRO , Zigoto TCHAYA

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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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