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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 : 2010-07-02

“Russian spies: Top 5 old school espionage technologies that still work”

The American press is still intrigued with the busted Russians spy ring in the US with the Christian Science Monitor looking at some old spy tricks still in use. For the Moscow Times, this episode won’t damage long-term rapprochement between the US and Russia. Elsewhere we look at coverage of Queen Elizabeth’s trip to Canada and her non-plussed reaction to the Canada Day celebrations yesterday.We finish with photos of fighting monkeys in a Japanese hot spring! FRIDAY, 2nd JULY 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Christian Science Monitor: “Russian spies: Top 5 old school espionage technologies that still work”
 
Moscow Times: “Moscow has come in from the cold”
 
The Guardian Queen Elizabeth not amused by Canada Day celebration”
 
Calgary Herald: “Queen of Canada” (editorial)
 
International Herald Tribune: “The two sides of a fence” - Nicholas Kristof reports from the West Bank
 
Daily Mail: “Look at the spa-rring macaques! Tempers boil over in the monkey hot tub”
 

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2016-12-07 education

French educational system 'as mediocre as always'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 07.12.16: France ranks 26th on the OECD's most recent study of student assessment - neither worse nor better than its 2013 score. Right-wing daily Le Figaro...

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2016-12-07 Angela Merkel

Southern India bids farewell to 'Amma'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 07.12.16: India's Tamil Nadu province marks the end of an era with thousands attending the funeral of political icon Jayalalithaa. Her legacy will...

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2016-12-06 Syria

US President-elect Donald Trump sparks controversy with his 'improvised diplomacy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: Papers around the world focus on the situation in eastern Aleppo where the Syrian regime continues to gain ground against rebel fighters....

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2016-12-06 Manuel Valls

Can Valls 'reconcile' the divided left?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: After much speculation, Manuel Valls makes it official: he's throwing his hat into the crowded ring for the left-wing presidential primary. But...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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