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Latest update : 2011-04-12

"France removes Gbagbo" (Libération)

Tuesday, 12/4/2011: For France’s papers this morning, French troops were central to Laurent Gbagbo’s arrest in Abidjan, despite Paris saying that not one soldier entered the presidential palace.

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Some articles from today’s France papers:
 
Le Figaro: Gbagbo falls, a victory for France and the UN
 
Libération: France removes Gbagbo
 
La Croix: A difficult reconciliation
 
France Soir: The secrets of the military operation
 
L’Humanité: Abidjan held by ‘Françafrique’ (French interests)
 
Libération: Sarkozy’s high risk African strategy

By James CREEDON

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