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The allure of trade: French foreign minister seeking closer ties with Tehran (part 2)

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The allure of trade: French foreign minister seeking closer ties with Tehran (part 1)

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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-08-10

Naomi Campbell and the blood diamond train tour

The Independent leads with Naomi Campbell and the alleged gift of “blood diamonds” she received from Liberia’s deposed leader Charles Taylor. Journalist Ivan Fallon was in South Africa in September 2007 when the supposed incident happened and he provides the context. This and other stories in today’s international press review: TUESDAY, 10th AUGUST 2010

 

 Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Dawn (Pakistan): “Cost of floods” (editorial)
 
Express Tribune (Pakistan): “The mathematics of disaster”
 
Le Figaro: ‘Mongolia at the heart of people trafficking North Korean workers”
 
The Independent: “Ivan Fallon: All smiles. Little did he know what happened the night before”
 
The Times: “Tea is China’s beauty secret”

 

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's New 'Iron Curtain'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 30.07.15 : French papers react to the death of one migrant in the Channel Tunnel, and the new crisis in Calais. Indigenous farmers in Cambodia bring their...

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2015-07-30 Calais

'Close down Calais until the French get a grip'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Thurs. 30.07.15 : Newspapers on both sides of the Channel react to a fresh migrant crisis in Calais - with startling headlines. The Pakistani press explores...

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2015-07-29 Iran

Putting trade over principles in Iran

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Wed. 29.07.15: The picture of slain "Cecil the lion" may be on the front pages, but it's Iran that they're talking about. Laurent Fabius is making the first...

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2015-07-29 Iran

'Breaking the ice' in Iran

FRENCH PAPERS - Wed. 29.07.15: Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius makes the first trip by a French diplomat to Iran for twelve years. But is he there for politics or business? Also,...

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2015-07-28 Turkey

'Turkey's messy war explained'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 28.07.15: We break down who Turkey is fighting against and why it's changed its policy in Syria and Iraq, with the help of Turkish paper Hurriyet and...

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