FRENCH PAPERS, 20.10.2010: Most French papers have taken firm positions on the ongoing strike action with the communist l’Humanité and left-leaning Libération predictably calling on the government to negotiate with unions with right-leaning Le Figaro and the increasingly right-wing tabloid France Soir are highly critical of the strikers for ‘taking the French people hostage’. Le Parisien seems to be the most neutral, with a front page headline, “How do we get out of this mess?”
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Russian and Ukrainian papers offer differing reports of Sunday's referendum in Crimea, while Western media call for tougher sanctions against Russia.
French papers react to Crimea's "illegitimate" vote to join Russia and warn the West must stand firm in the face of Russian provocation.
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INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 13.03.14: International papers continue to focus on the crisis in Ukraine ahead of that controversial referendum in Crimea. Also making the headlines:...