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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.

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Latest update : 2011-06-01

Despot the difference: what do Muammar Gaddafi and Sepp Blatter have in common?

In Wednesday's international papers, we take a look at why Pakistan has become the most dangerous country in the world to be a journalist, check out the reaction in Spain to Germany blaming its cucumbers for an E. coli outbreak, and witness Sepp Blatter becoming the British tabloids' new hate figure - The Sun is even comparing him to Muammar Gaddafi.

Pakistani newspaper Dawn analyses why investigating corruption in the country has become so dangerous for journalists.

Spanish daily El Mundo is angry not only with the German authorities' approach to the cucumber crisis - but also thinks its own government could have done better.

Sepp Blatter is slated across the British tabloids - The Sun even compares him to Muammar Gaddafi.

And Sarah Palin still fascinates the American press - but the Huffington Post thinks she won't run for president.

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