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President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

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Military pressures Robert Mugabe to step down, Macron mediates Lebanon crisis

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

France raises a glass to tourism

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France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

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#THE 51%

Hear me roar: The growing economic power of older women

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The future of surgery

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The tiny parasite threatening your salmon sushi

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Director Joachim Trier: True horror is a 'lack of self-acceptance'

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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2010-08-18

Israel’s Abu Ghraib?

An Israeli rights group, Breaking the Silence, has released photos showing Palestinian detainees being humiliated by the Israeli armed forces. We take a look at reaction and comment in the press. Also, Google’s CEO sounds the alarm on internet privacy; pints fuel Britain’s coalition government and whiskey may soon be fuelling cars! WEDNESDAY, 18th AUGUST, 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
We started today’s international press review with photos posted on Facebook by the Israeli rights group, “Breaking the Silence”
 
Haaretz: “Rights groups: Controversial photos are 'the norm'”
 
Christian Science Monitor: “Israeli soldier's Facebook photos: Who's right, the IDF or Abergil?”
 
Ynet News: “Arab world 'disgusted' by IDF Facebook photos”
 
Ynet News: “IDF's Facebook dilemma”
 
The Independent: Google chief: My fears for Generation Facebook
 
The Guardian: “100 days of coalition government”
 
The Guardian: “New whiskey fuel could send Scottish cars a go-go”

 

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2017-11-17 climate change

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Zimbabwe post-Mugabe: What happens next?

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2017-11-16 2023 Rugby World Cup

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2017-11-15 Jeff Sessions

Turmoil in Zimbabwe: 'We will Defend the President with our Lives'

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