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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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Latest update : 2011-04-20

Deposed dictator health update!

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wed., 20/4/2011: As Bashar al-Assad struggles to deal with street demonstrations in Syria, we learn more about the health of Mubarak and Ben Ali in today’s papers. One is doing considerably better than the other, despite previous reports. Also, Ukraine’s clamp down on the media and the love lives of Twitter users...

 

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
 
L’Orient le Jour (Lebanon): Damas drops a carrot but not the stick
 
Gawker: Hosni Mubarak is ‘Clinically Depressed’
 
Le Monde: Ben Ali is “doing well” in Saudi Arabia
 
Kyiv Post (Ukraine): Chernobyl donors conference falls short of goal
 
Wall Street Journal (Europe): Press under pressure in Ukraine
 
Daily Beast: Twitter users have shorter relationships

By James CREEDON

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