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Gaddafi’s secret exit plans

A man crying over a grave. Protesters running for cover. Rebels being shot at. Those are the scenes described in the international press, when covering the crisis in Libya. The international community is wondering whether to intervene, while Colonel Gaddafi is allegedly trying to negotiate his departure in exchange for safety and immunity...

The crisis in Libya is on the front page of several international newspapers, including L’Orient le Jour, Le Monde, El Pais and the International Herald Tribune.
 
The international community is wondering whether to intervene, impose a no fly zone or consider a military operation.
 
Asharq Al Awsat interviewed sources in Benghazi who claim that Muammar Gaddafi is trying to negotiate his resignation in return for his safety.
 
Meanwhile, The Independent focuses on Europe’s last dictatorship: Belarus.
 
And finally, The Guardian rates the world’s top 100 women for the international Women’s Day... And find out who is behind Lady Gaga’s meat dress in The Wall Street Journal (Asia).

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Vall's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's Referendum: "Confronted With a Wave of 'NO' Votes, Renzi Resigns"

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16 For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica Matteo Renzi is dealt a crushing blow as 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera meanwhile insists that...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

'Hollande's protégé steps forward after palace coup'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 02.12.16: British paper The Times describes President Hollande's decision not to run for a second term as a "palace coup" by none other than his former...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

French papers react after Hollande bows out: 'The End'

The press is unanimous this Friday: France's phenomenally unpopular President François Hollande was right to announce he won't be seeking re-election in 2017. But while left-wing...

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2016-12-01 Syria

'The West's Grim Failure': Papers Mourn West's Impotence as East Aleppo Crumbles

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 01.12.16: A Guardian editorial decries Western tunnel vision in Syria - it argues that governments are more interested in fighting the Islamic State group...

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