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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 : 2010-08-19

Could Montenegro be the new Monaco?

The International Herald Tribune leads this morning with a report on Montenegro, the tiny former Yugoslav state, which is aiming to be the newest playground for the superrich. Also, we look at coverage of France’s controversial Roma deportations. These and other stories in today’s international press review: THURSDAY, 19th AUGUST 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Guardian: “Populism fear for France as Roma expelled”
 
De Standaard (Netherlands): “Stigmatising doesn’t help”
 
Foreign Policy: “What’s behind Sarkozy’s crackdown on the Roma?”
 
International Herald Tribune: “Montenegro opens doors to high rollers”
 
New York Times: “U.S. Strategy in Pakistan Is Upended by Floods”
 
The Nation: “Ongoing flood crises”
 
Salon: “Is the cougar trend a myth?”
 
The Guardian: “Climate change and the vuvuzela leave mark on Oxford Dictionary of English”

 

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