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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-06-29

Is the Greek crisis about money, or democracy?

In Wednesday's round up of global news - the Greek press can't agree if their government should stand up to the EU, or just grin and bear it, Britain gears up for its biggest strike in 20 years, and Exxon Mobil is caught funding climate change-denying research - three years after promising to stop.

Ariana Huffington argues the Greek crisis isn't really about money - it's a call for a different kind of democracy.

The Independent reports on a divided Britain ahead of the country's biggest strike in 20 years.

And blog Mother Jones reveals Exxon Mobil has been funding America's most notorious climate change-denying scientist.

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2016-09-29 Syria

Between darkness and fear: Bombs rain down in Aleppo

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, September 29: The press is looking at the situation in Aleppo after two hospitals were reduced to rubble. This as the standoff between the...

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2016-09-29 Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres: From Hawk to Dove

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, September 29: Was Shimon Peres a man of peace or war? French papers dedicate their front pages to the death of the Israeli statesman, while...

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2016-09-28 Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres’ Quixotic battle for Israeli-Palestinian peace

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 28.09.16: Israeli papers pay tribute to former president and prime minister Shimon Peres. According to the Jerusalem Post, "in his 93 years, Shimon...

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2016-09-28 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy's friends, ongoing cases, bothers

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 28.09.16: Former President Nicolas Sarkozy is in the spotlight. One of his former advisors, Patrick Buisson, is set to publish a tell-all book and seems to...

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2016-09-27 Hillary Clinton

'The first debate featured an unprepared man repeatedly shouting over a highly prepared woman'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 27.09.16: US papers focus on who won the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Most analysts tend to think Clinton won...

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