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'What black man holds job four years?'

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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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Latest update : 2011-02-16

Bahrain and Iran: same situation, different reaction from US

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wed., 16/2/2011: The New York analyses America's very different response to the demonstrations in Iran and Bahrain. Same situation, different stakes... Also, the Arabic and Israeli press speculate on Mubarak's ill-health with some sources claiming he's close to death. Finally, a look at the Italian front pages leading on news that Berlusconi is to appear before the courts to answer charges in the so-called "Ruby case".

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The New York analyses America's very different response to the demonstrations in Iran and Bahrain. Same situation, different stakes... Also, the Arabic and Israeli press speculate on Mubarak's ill-health with some sources claiming he's close to death. Finally, a look at the Italian front pages leading on news that Berlusconi is to appear before the courts to answer charges in the so-called "Ruby case".

By James CREEDON

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