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Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

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UN tribunal decides fate of Mladic, 'Butcher of the Balkans'

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Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

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Zimbabwe's end of an era

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Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

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Seal on his new album 'Standards' and why he doesn't like texting

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'The End of German Stability'

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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 : 2010-10-14

How many people really demonstrated against retirement reform?

FRENCH PAPERS, Thursday, 14.10.2012: The police and trade unions can never agree on how many people demonstrate in the streets of France when the country goes on strike. Traditionally, the unions’ figures are double those that the police come up with. France Soir this morning has used new technology by a Spanish company facilitates accurate counting of crowds. So who is telling the truth?

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Lebanese paper L’Orient le Jour and Iranian daily Ettela’at cover Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon
 
La Tercera: “Historic rescue after tense day in San José Mine”
 
The Independent: “‘The whole world watched, but a nation has been transformed”  
 
The Independent: “A triumph of hope over despair that moved us all”
 
The Times: “Tale of ‘Los 33’ uplifts — and reaches down to our deepest emotions”
 
San Francisco Chronicle: “Wives vs. mistresses: Are miners trapped again?”
 
Gawker: “One Man's Mile-Long Sewer Journey Ends at Golf Tournament”

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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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2017-11-22 Ratko Mladic

UN tribunal decides fate of Mladic, 'Butcher of the Balkans'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Wednesday, November 22: The papers are focusing on the trial of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb leader who oversaw the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. He's the...

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2017-11-21 Angela Merkel

'The End of German Stability'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.11.17: British and American papers sound the alarm as they ponder a "post-Merkel era" of political uncertainty. As the Guardian writes, "it could...

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2017-11-21 Angela Merkel

'Bad news for Merkel is bad news for Europe'

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 21.11.17: "Is the sun finally setting over Angela Merkel?" This question from Le Figaro is on the minds of much of the French press after the German...

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2017-11-20 German politics

The 'Blame Game' has begun in Germany

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Mon. 20.11.17: Germany's "Jamaica" talks to form a coalition have failed and the German press is wondering why. We look at the different reasons why the...

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