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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.

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Latest update : 2010-08-12

For how long will Russia’s bogs burn?

Drained peat bogs caught up in Russia’s fires could burn for ten times as long as regular forest fires, says this morning’s International Herald Tribune. China Daily leads with the risk of further rains in regions affected by mudslides. Other stories: marauding “monks” in Inner Mongolia, prehistoric Lucy’s diet and how not to spell “school”! THURSDAY, 12th AUGUST 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
International Herald Tribune: “Nature’s revenge: Fires in drained swamps choke Moscow with smog”
 
China Daily: Further flooding in China possible
 
 The Guardian: “Fake monks: Chinese police siege”
 
International Herald Tribune: “Don’t send in the clones,” Maureen Dowd
 
The Independent : Prehistoric meat eating
 
Daily Telegraph: “Shcool” misspelt on North Carolina road

 

By James CREEDON

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