Twin suicide attacks have targeted military and corporate sites in Niger, FRANCE 24 sister network RFI reports. The bombs struck an army barracks in Agadez and a plant belonging to French nuclear energy giant Areva in the town of Arlit, military sources said.
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Far-right sparks squabble in ruling UMP
FRENCH PAPERS, Wed. 21/03/11. Heavyweights within the ruling UMP party are struggling to show they are on the same page regarding voting strategies in the second round of local elections.
With the far-right on the rise, some members of the ruling UMP are calling to vote for the Socialist Party if necessary in the upcoming second round of local elections, in order to create a “Republican Front” against the Front National. Meanwhile, according to a poll in France Soir, 66% of the population approves of President Sarkozy’s handling of the Libya crisis.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
Libération: UMP voters: four options
L’Humanité: Editorial: “Republican Jolt!”
France Soir: “Libya: 66% of French people approve”
Le Parisien: “It’s going to be a hefty bill”
Le Monde: “Is Yemen next in line?”
Libération: “The Arab Uprising: on the road to Damascus”
Le Figaro: Gaddafi’s Cousin