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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 : 2010-08-31

France and Britain may share naval vessels

The Times of London reports this morning that Britain and France are planning to poll naval resources and share naval carriers. Elsewhere we look at reaction to an Iranian editorial calling Carla Bruni-Sarkozy a “prostitute”, this because of an open letter she wrote in defence of Sakineh Mohammed Ashtiani, the 43 year old Iranian mother of two sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery. These and other stories in today’s international press review: TUESDAY, 31st AUGUST 2010

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Kayhan (Iran): “The attack of the ill-named wife of Sarkozy”
 
The National (United Arab Emirates): “Ahmadinejad resorts to gutter language”
 
The Times: “Navy plans to combine forces with the French”
 
The Times: “Autocracy in the Elysée”
 
The Chosun Ilbo (South Korea): “Reading Between the Lines of Kim's Secret China Trip”
 
Daily Mail: “Battle of the sexes savannah-style: Moment two lionesses launch extraordinary attack on a threatening male”

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