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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.



Latest update : 2011-03-02

Charlie Sheen v Muammar Gaddafi

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wed., 2/3/2011: Charlie Sheen’s public meltdown is the big topic of discussion in the US media over the past 24 hours after a string of interviews with one crazy quote after another. The Guardian has come up with a quiz: Charlie Sheen v Muammar Gaddafi… who said what?! Also, Robert Fisk reports from the border between Libya and Tunisia while Gaddafi’s son (as the German Defence Minister!) is accused of plagiarizing his doctoral thesis.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
The Independent: Robert Fisk: Panic on borders as chaos engulfs Libya
The Independent: “Gaddafi’s son ‘plagiarized his degree thesis’ at LSE” + photo
Der Spiegel:Copy, Paste and Delete: The Downfall of Defense Minister Guttenberg
Charlie Sheen’s very public breakdown makes the front page of US tabloids the New York Post and the New York Daily News
Buzz Feed: Charlie Sheen as New Yorker cartoons
The Guardian: Charlie Sheen v Muammar Gaddafi: whose line is it anyway?




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2015-05-01 Central African Republic

'How can you say that Charlie Hebdo is racist if you don’t speak French?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 01.05.15: French papers focus on allegations of sexual abuse by French troops posted in the Central African Republic, a girl's skirt deemed too long and...

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2015-04-30 Yemen

The Sun vs. The Scottish Sun

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2015-04-30 Central African Republic

French troops accused of child abuse in Central African Republic

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 30.04.15: There's shock in the French press over allegations of sexual abuse of children by French peacekeeping troops in the Central African Republic....

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2015-04-29 riots

'Mother of the Year' stops son from rioting in Baltimore

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