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'Socks and selfies deep': Canadians slam Rolling Stone's Trudeau tribute

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Panda-monium! French zoo awaiting rare panda birth

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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 : 2011-03-31

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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'Socks and selfies deep': Canadians slam Rolling Stone's Trudeau tribute

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, July 27: Commentators from all sides of the political spectrum react fervently to Donald Trump's ban on transgender troops. Across the world,...

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2017-07-27 French Parliament

Panda-monium! French zoo awaiting rare panda birth

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, July 27: French MPs begin discussing a controversial ethics bill that could strip them of a €5,000 monthly stipend, among other proposals....

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2017-07-26 healthcare reform

Western men 'less fertile' due to modern living, scientists warn

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2017-07-26 Emmanuel Macron

A 'crazy gamble': Luc Besson's €197m blockbuster 'Valerian' hits French cinemas

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Wednesday, July 26: The papers review Emmanuel Macron's success with key Libyan leaders after a fruitful Paris meeting. Also, commemorations take place for...

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2017-07-25 Jared Kushner

'Sleep tight beautiful boy': Charlie Gard's parents to take him off life support

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, July 25: We take a look at reactions after Jared Kushner's appearance before the US Senate yesterday. Elsewhere, the Indian and Chinese press mount...

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