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Latest update : 2010-08-31

Why haven’t they resigned?

Libération asks why ministers in Sarkozy’s government brought in from left-leaning parties, such as Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Kouchner, didn’t threaten to resign because of the deportation of the Roma. The paper suggests that some ministers are more attached to their positions of power than to their principles. TUESDAY, 31st AUGUST 2010

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Libération: “Why haven’t they resigned?” (+ editorial)
 
Le Figaro : Is the increased virulence of the Socialist Party good news for Nicolas Sarkozy?
 
Le Figaro : Labour Minister, Eric Woerth, goes on the offesive
 
 Le Parisien Dominique Dord, new fundraiser for the UMP Party
 
Le Figaro : The bad manners of China’s nouveau riche
 

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