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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.

IN THE PAPERS

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Latest update : 2011-02-22

"Gaddafi the terrorist"

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues., 22/2/2011: All of today’s French papers lead with the “massacre” in Libya as Colonel Gaddafi clamps down on protesters. Many papers question Europe’s support for Gaddafi in recent years, won over by his two “trump cards”, as Le Figaro puts it: rich oil deposits and acting as a buffer for emigration towards Europe.

 

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
Libération: “Massacre in Libya”
 
Le Figaro: “Gaddafi’s Libya amid blood and fire”
 
France Soir: “Bloody craziness of the dictator”
 
La Croix: “The young generation is showing a surprising degree of political maturity”
 
La Tribune: “Oil prices soaring” 

 

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