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Glyphosate: Should the EU re-authorise the weedkiller chemical?

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A piece of history: Five former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

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Chic hotels and horse races: Calais tries to shed its 'Jungle' image

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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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2017-10-23 Catalan independence

A piece of history: Five former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, October 23: The Spanish press are urging unity as the standoff between Madrid and the Catalan regional government continues. In other news, we look...

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2017-10-23 Sexual harassment

Chic hotels and horse races: Calais tries to shed its 'Jungle' image

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, October 23: We look at what's happened to Calais, a year after the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp was dismantled. The city is now hoping to woo...

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2017-10-20 Catalonia

Lulu the labrador flunks out of CIA K-9 academy, becomes internet sensation

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 20.10.17: Catalonia continues to be in the spotlight. Spain says it will begin the process of imposing direct rule on Saturday by activating Article...

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2017-10-20 Canada

'The fall of the comedy king': Canada hit by sexual harassment scandal

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 20.10.17: Papers in France focus on a growing sexual harassment scandal in Canada. Quebec entertainment giant Gilbert Rozon has been accused of abuse by...

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2017-10-19 Xi Jinping

Russia's 'Paris Hilton' launches 2018 presidential bid

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, October 19: We take a look at reactions to Xi Jinping's speech at the Communist Party's congress. Also, Donald Trump is embroiled in a scandal...

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