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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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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-06-03

"Legalise cannabis and ecstasy now"

In Friday's look at the international press, Croatian papers allege Ratko Mladic negotiated with Serbian authorities for years, Spain and Germany kiss and make up over the falsely accused cucumbers, and former presidents of Brazil, Colombia and Mexico say current drug policy has failed and call for legalisation.

Croatian paper Vercenji List claims Ratko Mladic had been in talks with Serbian authoritiesv  for years - and has finally agreed to give himself up.

Die Welt says Merkel and Zapatero have kissd and made up over the falsely accused killer cucumbers.

And should hard drugs be legalised? Former top officials including Kofi Annan say yes in the Independent, while Mexcian paper Proceso gives us a look at how ordinary people are fighting back against traffickers in one of the worst affected countries.

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2016-07-22 Donald Trump

'Donald Trump's speech was just another scam'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 22.07.16: Stateside, papers react to Donald Trump's much-anticipated speech to the nation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He...

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2016-07-22 Truck attack in Nice

Cazeneuve at the heart of Nice security controversy

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 22.07.16: Papers are continuing to react to the aftermath of last week’s Nice attack. Yesterday, left-leaning daily Libération alleged numerous security...

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2016-07-21 Donald Trump

Can 'generic Republican' Mike Pence save the party?

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, July 21: The US reacts to Mike Pence's nomination as Donald Trump's running mate. Vox calls him a replacement-level Republican whose...

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2016-07-21 François Hollande

Nice attack: Government's 'security breaches and lies'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, 21 July: Libération leads with explosive allegations that the government lied about the level of security present on the Promenade des Anglais on...

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2016-07-20 Germany

Where is the boundary between a lunatic's rampage and a terrorist attack?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 20.07.16: German papers react to the Monday night axe attack carried out on a train by a 17-year-old Afghan refugee. Also, Turkish President Recep...

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