FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 20/05/11, Dominique Strauss-Kahn continues to dominate the French press. Libération gives a detailed account of his second appearance in court yesterday. Many papers also focus on his wife Anne Sinclair. The popular French journalist says she is standing by her man and believes he is innocent. Meanwhile the business papers focus on the future of the IMF. French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is a front-runner for the top job.
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French lawyers decry the tapping of Nicolas Sarkozy's phone by investigating judges, while Le Figaro and L'Opinion point the finger at François Hollande's government.
2014-03-07 Vladimir Putin
FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: The French press focuses on tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, and upcoming municipal elections.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: International papers focus on what's driving Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis, the US's energy leverage and a Bollywood movie about a women's...
2014-03-06 US military
INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Thurs. 06.03.14: International papers focus on the National People’s Congress which kicked off in Beijing yesterday. Prime Minister Li Keqiang announced a sweeping...
FRENCH PRESS - Thurs. 06.03.14: French papers react to the European Commission’s decision to put France on a watch list over its trade deficit. Business daily Les Echos likens it...