Latest update: 17/02/2011
FRENCH PAPERS, Thurs., 17/2/2011: The French Foreign Minister Michèle Alliot-Marie is dubbed "Calamity MAM" by this morning's Libération. MAM is facing increasing pressure to step down after it has emerged she telephone the deposed Tunisian leader while on a supposedly "private holiday" in Tunisia over Christmas, this as the country was gripped by a popular uprising. The news comes hot on the heels of other embarrassing revelations about the same holiday...
Some articles from today’s international press review:
Libération: “Calamity MAM”
Le Monde: “Michèle Alliot-Maire: until where and until when?”
Le Parisien: “Why Sarkozy is not dropping MAM”
Le Figaro: “Sarkozy wants to set rules for Islam à la française”