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'What black man holds job four years'

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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

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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