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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

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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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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