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Macron in Washington: After ‘bromance’, French leader tackles prickly issues

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Is GDP the best way to measure an economy?

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Daniela Vega blazes a trail for transgender rights

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Goma families terrorised by wave of child abductions

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May in France: Lucky flowers and building bridges

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IN THE PRESS

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 : 2011-06-07

Anthony Weiner is latest “perv”

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues., 7/6/2011: Just weeks after the New York Daily News headlined on the Strauss-Kahn case with “Le Perv”, the New York Post calls US Congressman Anthony Weiner an “internet perv” this morning. Weiner exchanged lewd photos of himself on Twitter and yesterday made a “cringe-inducing” public apology.

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International Herald Tribune: Housekeeper Will Testify on Sex Assault, Lawyer Says
 
International Herald Tribune: After Strauss-Kahn’s Arrest, Frenchwomen Speak Out
 
Los Angeles Times: With reported rapes, the DSK case is the exception
 
New York Post: Weiner comes clean
 
Daily Beast: An excruciating confession
 
Chicago Tribune: Oh, just go away 
 
Washington Post: Cartoons in US press on Anthony Weiner

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2018-04-26 France

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2018-04-25 Emmanuel Macron

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2018-04-24 Canada

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2018-04-23 Emmanuel Macron

Much ado about nothing? Actress Natalie Portman's boycott of 'Jewish Nobel awards' sparks backlash

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