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Latest update : 2010-09-21

France Soir says Gare du Nord station in Paris was at risk of terror attack

FRENCH PAPERS, Tuesday, 21st September 2010: Most of France’s papers this morning lead on the high terror alert in the country. France Soir says provides details on last week’s warning by Algeria that a female suicide bomber was at large in Paris. The paper says she may have wished to target Gare du Nord, the train station that links Paris and London. Elsewhere the left-leaning paper Libération wonders if there’s a risk that politicians may be taking advantage of the terror alert.

 

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Ingrid Betancourt’s book is published: Le Monde, Libération, Le Parisien
 
High terror alert in France : France Soir, Le Figaro, Libération
 
France deploys troops in Niger to find hostages : Le Figaro

 

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