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Is France's desire to combat terrorism tipping over into hysteria?

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French police question 8-year-old boy for 'justifying terrorism'

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'Why was an 8-year-old boy questioned by police?'

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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-04-02

Robin Williams calls Australians ‘English rednecks’

In today’s international press review, we take a look at actor Robin William’s scandalous remarks about Australia which saw Prime Minister Kevin Rudd strike back. Even the Governor of Alabama got involved! Also, the continuing fallout of the child sex abuse scandal affecting the Catholic Church and we take a look at which April Fool’s jokes worked best. FRIDAY, 2nd APRIL, 2010

Here are the articles we looked at in today’s international papers:
 
The International Herald Tribune: Top European Clerics Defend Benedict
 
The Independent:  “Vatican was warned about paedophile priests in 1963”
 
The Huffington Post: Aussie PM Blasts Robin Williams Over 'English Rednecks' Quip
 
Sydney Morning Herald: PM's 'redneck' remark draws Alabama fury
 
The Independent: So, were you fooled”
 
The Daily Mail: Gorillas in the midst of grieving: London Zoo's three lonely 'wives' mourn the loss of their mate

By James CREEDON

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2015-01-30 France

Is France's desire to combat terrorism tipping over into hysteria?

The international press examines the revelation that police in France have questioned an 8-year-old child over his comments defending terrorism. Also, publications in Jordan call...

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2015-01-30 Paris

'Why was an 8-year-old boy questioned by police?'

We look at the French newspapers as the debate rages over the rights and wrongs of police questioning an 8-year-old child over his comments defending terrorism. Also, in the wake...

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2015-01-29 Greece

'Who will follow in Charlie Hebdo's footsteps?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 29.01.15: French papers focus on what Syriza’s victory means for Greek politics, political unity in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack and the annual...

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2015-01-29 Israel

Searching for a 'blizzard buddy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 29.01.15: Papers across the world focus on tensions in the Middle East after deadly clashes between Israel and Hezbollah along the Lebanese border....

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2015-01-28 French economy

'There have never been so many jobseekers in France'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 28.01.15: French papers focus on bad news on the economic front with a new rise in unemployment figures in December. Business paper Les Echos points out...

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