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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-05-06

“CIA spied on Bin Laden from safe house”

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Fri. 06/05/11, Barack Obama is on the upswing, says the Guardian. If he plays his cards right, he could use this opportunity to change the political map and get re-elected. The Washington Post and the New York Times say the CIA had been spying on Bin Laden from a safe house in Abbottabad for months. Meanwhile, Pakistani newspaper Dawn gets a kick out of the Western media’s obsession with Bin Laden’s lair.

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2016-09-29 Shimon Peres

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