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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 : 2010-06-07

Israel spoof video on flotilla causes controversy

In today’s international papers, we look at an Israeli spoof video of “We are the World” which has drawn widespread criticism with the Government being forced to apologise. Other topics covered include Turkey’s changing diplomacy, Nadal’s victory at the French Open, how the oil spill has affected the brown pelican, Louisiana’s state symbol and finally a porn scandal in Ireland! MONDAY, 7th JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Washington Post: “Turkey's foreign policy moves raise concern in West and at home”
 
Haaretz: “Israel worried by new Turkey intelligence chief’s defense of Iran”
 
The Guardian: “Israel forced to apologise for YouTube spoof of Gaza flotilla”
 
Nadal makes the front page of El Mundo, La Vanguardia, The International Herald Tribune as well as papers around the world after winning his fifth French Open title
 
The front page of the British paper The Independent features a stark photo: the brown pelican is Louisiana’s state symbol, and now the inevitable symbol of the oil spill.
 
And to finish, a porn scandal that has rocked Ireland… The Irish Independent and the Daily Mail cover the story!

By James CREEDON

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