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Behind the scenes at China's Harbin snow festival

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'Donald Trump is a great friend of Israel'

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Davos 2017: World Economic Forum wary of post-Brexit future

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'Great Brexpectations'

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IN THE PAPERS

Trump's anti-European 'attack'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2017: Business leaders confident despite 2016 turmoil

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EYE ON AFRICA

Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration

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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2011-05-09

“NATO units left 61 migrants to die of hunger and thirst”

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Mon., 9/5/2011: The Guardian headlines this morning on NATO units that “left 61 migrants die of hunger and thirst” in the Mediterranean Sea in late March. Controversially, the article claims that it was ‘likely’ that the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle was the NATO vessel that failed to come to their rescue. The French Navy denies the charges.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
 
Correction: I said that 72 refugees had died on this boat in question. In fact 72 was the total number of passengers including 61 who died on board, 2 who died later and 9 who survived.
 
The Guardian: “NATO units left 61 migrants to die of hunger and thirst”
 
The Observer: Arabic exodus likely to lead to tighter border controls in Europe
 
Jezebel and Daily Mail: “Hillary Clinton photoshopped out of Situation Room photo”

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2017-01-17 Brexit

'Great Brexpectations'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 17.01.17: In the UK, Theresa May is set to give a speech in which she will present a 12-point plan for Brexit. British papers are calling it her most...

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2017-01-17 Donald Trump

Trump's anti-European 'attack'

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 17.01.17: French papers react to comments US President-elect Donald Trump made in interviews with European papers published this weekend. Papers across the...

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2017-01-16 Donald Trump

Donald Trump's busy weekend

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, January 16: Donald Trump has had a busy weekend. He was criticised by CIA Director John Brennan and he gave multiple interviews, including one of...

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2017-01-16 Emmanuel Macron

France's electricity grid under pressure amid cold snap

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, January 16: Papers react to the second debate between the candidates for the left-wing primary, which is judged more lively than the first....

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2017-01-13 Russia

British spy allegedly linked to Trump dossier 'in hiding'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 13.01.17: Britain papers focus on the former spy whose name has been linked to the explosive dossier on alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia....

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