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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.

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Latest update : 2010-10-12

The Tuesday blues

FRENCH PAPERS, Tuesday 13.10.2012: France’s papers all lead with today’s strike action to protest against retirement reform. We look at the headlines and analysis. Also, is Tuesday the grimmest day of the week? Researchers at the London School of Economics have concluded it is, thanks to a new iPhone application called “Mappiness”.

 

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Articles in today’s French papers:
 
Le Monde: “France is the country in Europe where we demonstrate and protest the most”
 
Le Figaro: “Extreme strikers target oil refineries”
 
Libération: “What if the strike continues indefinitely?”
 
France Soir: Editorial on high school students striking
 
La Tribune: “The hot pototo issue” (editorial)
 
Le Figaro: “Tuesday is depressing, say the British”

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2015-07-29 Iran

'Breaking the ice' in Iran

FRENCH PAPERS - Wed. 29.07.15: Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius makes the first trip by a French diplomat to Iran for 12 years. But is he there for politics or business? Also,...

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2015-07-29 Iran

Putting trade over principles in Iran

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Wed. 29.07.15: The picture of slain "Cecil the lion" may be on the front pages, but it's Iran that they're talking about. Laurent Fabius is making the first...

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2015-07-28 Turkey

'Turkey's messy war explained'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 28.07.15: We break down who Turkey is fighting against and why it's changed its policy in Syria and Iraq, with the help of Turkish paper Hurriyet and...

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2015-07-28 forest fire

Thousands evacuated amid forest fires

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 28.07.15: Forest fires grip southern France, causing thousands of holidaymakers to be evacuated. Meanwhile, new unemployment figures may not paint as happy...

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2015-07-27 Hurriyet

Turkey must distinguish between IS group and the PKK, says Washington

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 27.07.15: Newspapers from Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the US react to Turkey's new strategy against IS group. The Wall Street Journal focuses on the...

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