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Latest update : 2011-04-05

Is 'Zadig and Voltaire' really a book?'

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues., 5/4/2011: We finish today’s French press review with the embarrassing error of French politician Frédéric Lefebvre who said his favourite book is… a high street clothes shop?? Also reaction to Ivory Coast, the discovery of the wreckage of the Air France Rio-Paris aircraft and analysis of the UMP party’s debate on secularism.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
Libération editorial on Ivory Coast
 
Le Figaro on Ivory Coast
 
Le Figaro editorial on Obama’s candidacy
 
Le Figaro on UMP debate on secularism
 
Le Parisien’s poll on secularism debate
 
L’Humanité on secularism debate

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