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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 : 2010-09-28

Angkor Wat threatened with collapse by thirsty tourists

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, TUESDAY, 28th SEPT 2010: The Guardian leads with a report on the danger that Angkor Wat, Cambodia’s famous temple complex, could risk serious damage with essential water being drained from its base to cater for tourists. We also look at the fallout of Ed Miliband’s nomination as Labour leader, ongoing travails for the Delhi Commonwealth Games and the death of Segway’s owner…on a Segway.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Guardian: “Ed Miliband to say Labour was wrong over boom and bust”
 
The Guardian: “Private water raiding threatens Angkor's temples built on sand”
 
The Times: Commonwealth Games venues given false safety certificates by officials
 
Times of India: “Poor banished from public spaces”
 
Chicago Tribune: “Segway maker is killed on one”
 
New York Times: Owner of Segway Company Dies in a Segway Accident
 
The Sun: “Segway boss dies riding one off cliff”
 
Sydney Morning Herald: “Have the wheels fallen off the Segway revolution?”

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2017-11-24 Zimbabwe

Did Grace Mugabe's rise cause her husband’s downfall?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 24.11.17: All eyes are on Zimbabwe as Emmerson Mnangagwa is inaugurated as president. Did Grace Mugabe's rise cause her husband’s downfall? Meanwhile,...

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2017-11-24 Sexual harassment

'When it comes to violence against women, the time to act is now'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 24.11.17: Tomorrow is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. L'Humanité takes the opportunity to sound the alarm about sexual...

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2017-11-23 Ratko Mladic

'I got the power': Womanspreading takes hold of social media (and maybe 2018)

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, November 23: There's a lot of cynicism in the press after Ratko Mladic's life sentence from the ICTY in The Hague, a decision that's been years in...

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2017-11-23 France

What a story! France investigating Russian billionaire senator over tax fraud

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, November 23: A Russian billionaire and senator is arrested in France over tax fraud and money laundering allegations. Also, Marine Le Pen hits...

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, November 22: The Zimbabwean papers rejoice at a "new era" as Robert Mugabe resigns. But will his successor be any better? Lebanese Minister Saad...

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