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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-02-17

Calamity MAM

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...

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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

By James CREEDON

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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