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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 : 2011-05-03

A victory for democracy?

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues., 3/5/2011: Bin Laden’s killing is “a victory for democracy over blackmail, a victory for civilization over barbarism,” says the right-leaning daily Le Figaro. However left-leaning Libération says that the war on terror has lead to torture, surveillance of citizens, disrespect for international law and a general rolling back of democratic principles in the US.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
Le Monde: “The second death of the founder of Al Qaeda” (editorial)
 
Libération: ‘Editorial: 10 years’
 
Libération: ‘10 years which have toughened America’

Libération : “Passing the baton to Zawahiri”
 
La Croix: Barack Obama strengthened
 
Le Figaro: ‘The golden hideout in Abbottabad’
 
Le Monde: ‘Impossible without Pakistan’s help’

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2017-05-26 G7

Uncertainty hangs over G7 summit as Trump wraps up foreign trip

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 26.05.17: As the G7 summit gets underway in Italy, US President Donald Trump brings "uncertainty and risk", The Guardian argues. Leaders are unlikely...

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2017-05-26 France

Trump's handshake battle with Macron goes viral

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 26.05.17: There's "a holiday feeling" in France, as temperatures rise across the country, Le Courrier Picard reports. Thousands headed to beaches on Baie de...

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2017-05-25 NATO

Donald Trump meets Emmanuel Macron: Can they get on?

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 25.05.17: British police believe the Manchester bomber was just a "mule" who was part of a larger network. Libération asks whether this network could...

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2017-05-25 Manchester arena attack

Manchester bomber 'fits profile of other terrorists'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 25.05.17: British papers take a closer look at the Manchester attacker's background. Like previous terrorists, he was involved in gangs as a...

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2017-05-24 Manchester arena attack

Manchester 'united' in its defiance against terrorism

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Wednesday, May 24: Defiance is the tone seen widely in the British press after the Manchester attack that killed 22 people and injured dozens more...

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