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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.

Latest update : 2011-05-18

“Schwarzenegger and DSK: when powerful men cross lines”

Wed., 18/5/2011: DSK’s case is compared with that of Roman Polanski’s and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s in today’s US media. Tracy Weber, a journalist writing for ProPublica says she participated in a story on the former California Governor’s promiscuity which only earned her rebukes. If the French papers had investigated DSK further, what would it have changed, she asks.

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New York Times: Droit du Dirty Old Men
 
Washington Post: Schwarzenegger and Strauss-Kahn — and other throwbacks
 
ProPublica: Schwarzenegger and DSK: When Powerful Men Cross Lines
 
Daily Beast: Bernard-Henri Lévy Defends Accused IMF Director
 
Salon: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's shameless defender
 
New Yorker: Arnold, B.H.L., and D.S.K.

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, November 22: The Zimbabwean papers rejoice at a "new era" as Robert Mugabe resigns. But will his successor be any better? Lebanese Minister Saad...

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2017-11-22 Ratko Mladic

UN tribunal decides fate of Mladic, 'Butcher of the Balkans'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Wednesday, November 22: The papers are focusing on the trial of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb leader who oversaw the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. He's the...

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2017-11-21 Angela Merkel

'The End of German Stability'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.11.17: British and American papers sound the alarm as they ponder a "post-Merkel era" of political uncertainty. As the Guardian writes, "it could...

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2017-11-21 Angela Merkel

'Bad news for Merkel is bad news for Europe'

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 21.11.17: "Is the sun finally setting over Angela Merkel?" This question from Le Figaro is on the minds of much of the French press after the German...

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2017-11-20 German politics

The 'Blame Game' has begun in Germany

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Mon. 20.11.17: Germany's "Jamaica" talks to form a coalition have failed and the German press is wondering why. We look at the different reasons why the...

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