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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.

Latest update : 2011-03-18

“We are all contaminated Japanese citizens”

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS, March 18th, 2011 “We are all contaminated Japanese citizens”. French papers focus on humanitarian crisis in Japan following last week’s earthquake and tsunami. Several papers question what the Fukushima disaster means for the future of nuclear energy in France. Meanwhile, Libya also steals the headlines. French papers say make no mistake a “no fly zone” means war.

 

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
 
 
Libération: Editorial on Libya
 
Libération: Editorial on Japan
 
Les Echos: “After Fukushima
 

 

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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

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2017-08-17 smoking

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2017-08-16 USA

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2017-08-16 Emmanuel Macron

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2017-08-15 India

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