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Latest update : 2018-03-16

Video: Kosovo’s growing pains

Kosovo is Europe’s youngest nation. Last month, it celebrated the tenth anniversary of its independence. But the small Balkan country, which has an Albanian majority and Serbian minority, has never fully recovered from the 1998-99 war, which ended with its declaration of independence from Serbia. Today, with widespread poverty, high unemployment, endemic corruption and a mass exodus of its population, Kosovo is struggling to build a future for itself.

Our reporter Laurent Rouy travelled to Kosovo, where one in 10 people are surviving on less than a euro a day. Ten years after the small Balkan country became independent, its people are leaving in droves and undermining its chances of development.

>> Revisited: "Kosovo, the impossible nation-state"

By Laurent ROUY

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2018-09-21 Reporters

Colombia: Cursed by coca in Catatumbo

While the United Nations on Wednesday announced that Colombia remains the world’s largest cocaine producer, our reporters visited the northeastern region of Catatumbo - one of...

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2018-09-14 Reporters

Nigeria: the fight against Boko Haram

As Nigeria’s army continues its offensive against Boko Haram extremists, our reporters Catherine Norris-Trent and Jonathan Walsh travelled to the northeast of the country, still...

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2018-09-07 Reporters

Video: The North Korean gamble

As North Korea celebrates its 70th anniversary, FRANCE 24 brings you a unique report from inside the world’s most secretive nation. In an extremely rare move, the authorities in...

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2018-08-31 Reporters

Forced disappearances in Mexico's drug war

Since 2006, when the Mexican military began to intervene in the country's war on drug trafficking, tens of thousands of people have gone missing. Have they been killed, sold to...

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2018-08-03 Reporters

Video: Super Mama Djombo, Guinea-Bissau’s soundtrack

Today, if the small West African state of Guinea Bissau is famous—or, perhaps more correctly, infamous—for anything, it’s for frequent coups d’état. But that hasn’t always been...

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