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Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he hasn't been called upon to be part of the new government

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Palestinian Reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

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Could Pakistan be your next holiday destination?

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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

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Bricks vs. clicks: Will e-commerce finish off the high street shop?

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Eastwood & Gainsbourg: Can the children of geniuses step out from their famous shadows?

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Is France a chain-smoking nation?

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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2011-03-31

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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2017-11-23 Ratko Mladic

'I got the power': Womanspreading takes hold of social media (and maybe 2018)

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, November 23: There's a lot of cynicism in the press after Ratko Mladic's life sentence from the ICTY in The Hague, a decision that's been years in...

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2017-11-23 France

What a story! France investigating Russian billionaire senator over tax fraud

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, November 22: The Zimbabwean papers rejoice at a "new era" as Robert Mugabe resigns. But will his successor be any better? Lebanese Minister Saad...

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2017-11-22 Ratko Mladic

UN tribunal decides fate of Mladic, 'Butcher of the Balkans'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Wednesday, November 22: The papers are focusing on the trial of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb leader who oversaw the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. He's the...

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2017-11-21 Angela Merkel

'The End of German Stability'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.11.17: British and American papers sound the alarm as they ponder a "post-Merkel era" of political uncertainty. As the Guardian writes, "it could...

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