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Could Sean Baker's 'Florida Project' win at Cannes?

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We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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Meeting 'cultural activist' and soprano Dima Bawab

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Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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French labour reform: Macron's first push to fix the economy

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The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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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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