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'Fair play won't stop Putin - it's time for sterner stuff'

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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.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-03-08

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).

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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2015-03-06 lifestyle

Paris, world tattoo capital

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2015-03-06 Hillary Clinton

'Fair play won't stop Putin - it's time for sterner stuff'

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2015-03-05 Ferguson

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2015-03-05 French politics

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2015-03-04 International Press Review

'Obama needs to provide real answers to Netanyahu's arguments'

Papers focus on Netanyahu's speech to a Republican-led Congress in which he said: "The greatest danger facing our world is the marriage of militant Islam with nuclear weapons"....

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