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FRANCE 24 turns 10: A look behind the scenes

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Gambia's Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat in presidential polls

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Gambians herald 'new independence' after Jammeh defeat

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Hollande, the One Term President (part 1)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Trump Keeps 'Em Guessing, Italian Referendum, Austrian Election, Castro's Death (part 2)

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Discovering the winter 2016/2017 men's fashion collections in Paris

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Rendez-vous on '42nd Street' as the meta musical comes to Paris

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Uzbekistan reinforces its tight grip on election and country

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IN THE PAPERS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-03-15

“US row shows Jerusalem is cornerstone of peace”

Washington is upping the tone against Israel over last week’s announcement of 1,600 Jewish housing units in East Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post leads with the story as does left-leaning daily Haaretz. MONDAY, 15th MARCH, 2010.

In today's press review, we look at Israeli coverage of the stand-off with Washington over Joe Biden's "humiliation" last week while visiting the region. Also, the Guardian covers the bizarre events on Saturday in Georgia when a hoax television report sent shockwaves through the nation with many convinced Russia had invaded and killed their President. The French regional elections is also getting coverage in the world's press as well as the bizarre story of a London woman sent to prison for a month for kissing a man in a Dubai restaurant.





 

 



 

 

Jerusalem Post: US presses for Israeli concessions following Jewish housing flap

Haaretz
: US row shows Jerusalem is the cornerstone of peace

The Guardian: Breaking news…the Russians are coming, the Russians are coming (Er, not really)


The Wall Street Journal (Europe): French signal discontent

Daily Telegraph: Facing jail in Dubai, friends who kissed eachother on the cheek


 
 

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