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Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

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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 : 2010-09-02

Are Netanyahu and Abbas ready for peace?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, THURSDAY, 2nd SEPTEMBER 2010: Despite very little common ground going into peace talks, The International Herald Tribune is upbeat about Netanyahu’s ambitions for peace. The left-leaning Israeli paper, Ha’aretz, is for its part very positive about Mahmoud Abbas’s ability to strike a deal. The British papers meanwhile focus on Tony Blair and William Hague, in hot water for very different reasons.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The International Herald Tribune /New York Times:  Israeli Peace Effort Rests on Netanyahu

Jerusalem Post: “PM: Israel wants durable peace, not ‘interlude between conflicts’”
 
Ha’aretz: “Abbas has the will, and the way”
 
Ha’aretz : “Barak: Israel ready to cede parts of Jerusalem in peace deal”
 
The Times:Labour’s leadership rivals line up to condemn Blair’s book”
 
The Guardian:William Hague denies gay affair rumours as aide quits”
 
The Daily Mail: “Our baby agony: As young male aide quits, Hague denies gay smears and reveals startlingly intimate details of his marriage to Ffion”
 
The Times: “Hawking: God did not create Universe”

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