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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 : 2010-09-09

“Saving America from bigotry”

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thursday, 9th September 2010: American papers continue to criticise Pastor Terry Jones’ plans to burn the Koran on 9/11. We also look at one atheist’s positive view of religion in The Times, despite negative examples of religious fundamentalism as displayed by Jones. Elsewhere, we look at research showing vitamins can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and a report claiming a quarter of translators working with US troops in Afghanistan can’t speak the local languages.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
New York Daily News: “Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck speak out against Pastor Terry Jones' plans to burn the Koran on 9/11”
 
Chicago Tribune: “Saving America from bigotry”
 
The Times: “Intelligent atheists should want good religion”
 
The Independent: “Daily vitamin pill could reduce dementia's effects by up to 50 per cent”
 
Huffington Post: “U.S. Interpreters In Afghanistan Can't Speak Afghan Languages, Whistleblower Reports”
 
Gawker: “Afghanistan Military Translators Were Just Making Things Up”

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2017-03-22 François Fillon

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2017-03-21 Northern Ireland

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