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'What black man holds job four years'

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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-03-31

Has God abandoned Gbagbo?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thurs., 23/3/2011: We look at coverage of events in Ivory Coast as pro-Ouattara troops gain the upper hand over Gbagbo; The New York Times reveals that CIA operatives are in Libya; Robert Fisk looks reports on unrest in Syria and Assad’s speech to Parliament and more…

Abidjan.net / Le Patroite (Ivory Coast): Pro-Ouattara coverage in Ivory Coast
 
Le Pays (Burkina Faso): Is the end near for Laurent Gbagbo
 
Notre Voie (Ivory Coast) : Helped by the UN and French troops, rebels seize towns in the country’s interior (pro-Gbagbo coverage)
 
Slate Afrique: Has God abandoned Gbabgo?
 
New York Times: C.I.A. Agents in Libya Aid Airstrikes and Meet Rebels
 
L’Orient le Jour: ‘For Assad, it’s all just an international plot against him’
 
The Independent: “Arab Spring stops here”
 
The Guardian:After unscripted Arab drama, the West sneaks back on set
 
Times of India: India to meet Sri Lanka in cricket World Cup final

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