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Davos 2018: Business leaders report record-breaking optimism

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IN THE PAPERS

Shark canapés, vodka and Russian models: How Davos parties at night

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La Grande Crue of the mountains? Winemaker ages his bottles in French Pyrénées

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'Social media influencing' under the spotlight

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Davos 2018: IMF raises global growth forecasts

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The rift over Jerusalem: Pence in Israel as Abbas seeks EU support

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Why Hong Kong produces 200,000 tons of electronic waste per year

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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 : 2011-05-11

Is Asma al-Assad out of vogue?

INTERNATIONAL PRESS REVIEW, Wed., 11/5/2011: Vogue has ‘disappeared’ a fawning article on the Syrian first lady published online earlier this year. Also, The Times’ Martin Fletcher provides a rare glimpse of the tension in Syria’s third city Homs. Foreign journalists are currently not allowed into the country where violent demonstrations are being suppressed by the government. These and other stories in today’s international papers…

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
The Times: Exclusive: Witnessing the brutality of the Syrian regime
 
Gawker “Vogue Disappears Adoring Profile of Syrian Butcher’s Wife”
 
The Guardian: “Don’t abandon Afghanistan, plead generals”
 
New York Times: After Bin Laden, U.S. Reassesses Afghan Strategy
 
Daily Mail: “CIA will allow SOME lawmakers to see Osama Bin Laden death photos as president faces fresh calls to publish gory images”
 
New York Daily News: “Osama Bin Laden's estranged son says President Obama's no better than terror chief was”
 
Gawker: ‘Thousands’ Flee Rome in Anticipation of ‘Prophet-Predicted Quake’

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2018-01-23 Davos forum

Shark canapés, vodka and Russian models: How Davos parties at night

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, January 23: We look at reactions to US Vice President Mike Pence's 'pro-Israel' speech to the Israeli parliament. There's no love lost in the...

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2018-01-23 France

La Grande Crue of the mountains? Winemaker ages his bottles in French Pyrénées

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Tuesday, January 23: The papers react to Emmanuel Macron's summit with 140 business leaders in France that's promising to create jobs and wealth. We also...

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2018-01-22 USA

Kim Jong-un's rumoured ex-lover pop star makes rare visit to South before Games

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, January 22: We look at reactions to the US government shutdown (including the White House picture of Donald Trump "hard at work"). Meanwhile, German...

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2018-01-22 France

'Choose France', Macron tells 140 foreign business leaders ahead of summit

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, January 22: French prison unions have vowed to continue their strike after several guards were brutally attacked by inmates. Also, French President...

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2018-01-19 Boris Johnson

'Boris Johnson wants to build a giant bridge from England to France'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.01.18: We take a look at how the French press are covering the first anniversary of Donald Trump's anniversary and how, according to Liberation,...

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