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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 : 2010-08-20

“They came, they saw, they lost. And now they’re saying they won.”

The Independent’s Robert Fisk has put his poison pen to paper once again to ridicule the US pullout of Iraq. We take a look at his article as well as a more positive spin on things in the Wall Street Journal. Elsewhere, we look at international coverage of the French deportation of the Roma and a moving piece in the International Herald Tribune on the devastation in Pakistan’s Indus Valley. FRIDAY, 20th AUGUST 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
International Herald Tribune: “In France, Roma are a wedge issue”
 
The Guardian: “No one wants us. No place for us – not in Romania and not in France”
 
Wall Street Journal: “Winning the Peace in Iraq”
 
Le Figaro: “The real or false pullout from Iraq”
 
The Independent:Robert Fisk: US troops say goodbye to Iraq”
 
International Herald Tribune: “A lifetime washed away”
 
Huffington Post: “Obama Muslim Myth on the Rise”

By James CREEDON

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