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'Never again': Florida school students become new face of US gun reform

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Quel pied! France's Fourcade skis to gold medal victory by 'inch of his foot'

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New Beginning? Ramaphosa Replaces Zuma in South Africa

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On the green slopes: An eco-friendly revolution in French ski resorts?

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The Élysée palace, France's presidential powerhouse

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Is the aviation industry free-riding on climate change efforts?

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The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line

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IN THE PRESS

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 : 2010-04-23

"Thailand on the brink of civil war"

In today’s international press review, we focus on the grenade blasts that hit Thailand overnight.

Violence in Thailand has made the front page of several international newspapers including The Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Nation.
The Bangkok Post says the ongoing tension could eventually trigger a civil war.
 
In other news, Great Britain’s second televised election debate took palce last night. According to The Guardian, the Lib-Dem leader Nick Clegg has scored a second success.
 
For The Independent, it no longer seems like a political debate... “This time it’s personal”, says the paper. A media war seems to have started in the UK, as the Independent accuses The Sun of censoring a poll that showed support for Clegg.
 
And finally, The Times reports about the world’s first face transplant, and the Gazet Van Antwerpen talks about a mistake in Chili’s television network. Playboy TV was accidentally broadcast instead of the Disney Channel.

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2018-02-19 gun control

'Never again': Florida school students become new face of US gun reform

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, February 19: Florida students have been rallying for mroe gun control after last week's deadly school shooting. Some papers wonder, could this be...

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2018-02-19 France

Quel pied! France's Fourcade skis to gold medal victory by 'inch of his foot'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, February 19: The French government prepares to debate a highly contentious bill on asylum and illegal immigrants in France, which critics say goes...

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2018-02-16 shootings

China rings in Lunar New Year with 'blackface and big bottoms'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Friday, Feb. 16, 2018: Social media erupts with shame and rage after China's biggest Lunar New Year broadcast reportedly shows a Chinese woman wearing...

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2018-02-16 trains

France's highest honour for heroic Polish climbers?

FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, Feb. 16, 2018: An online petition aims to award the French legion of honour to the group of Polish climbers who saved a French woman's life in the...

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2018-02-15 Paris

Homeless pizza chef makes plea to French president

FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018: "I am not asking for la bella vita, just a little room and some dignity." The words of homeless pizza chef Moncef in an open letter to...

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