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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-07-04

"The Making of a Prime Minister"

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Mon. 04/07/11, Yingluck Shinawatra is on her way to becoming Thailand’s first female Prime Minister. The Bangkok Post hopes she will keep her promise and not just be a puppet for her brother Thaksin. Meanwhile, the IHT's Maureen Dowd examines what happens when "a habitual predator faces off against a habitual liar" regarding the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:  
 
International Herald Tribune: “When predator and fabricator collide” 
The Wall Street Journal (Asia): “Thailand and Mass Politics”

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2015-05-29 FIFA

Sepp Blatter: Love him or loathe him

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 29.05.15: The FIFA corruption scandal continues to dominate the press. Papers look at how FIFA President Sepp Blatter is fighting off pressure to step...

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2015-05-29 FIFA

'Platini bites back, but Blatter holds on'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 29.05.15: French papers continue to focus on the FIFA corruption scandal. Former French football star and current UEFA President Michel Platini leads the...

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2015-05-28 FIFA

'FIFA Nostra'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.05.15: French papers react to the two sweeping probes into alleged corruption at FIFA. Many blame FIFA President Sepp Blatter and call for him to step...

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2015-05-28 FIFA

'The shame game'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 28.05.15: Papers around the world react to the two sweeping probes into alleged corruption at FIFA. "The shame game", on the front page of British...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.05.15: The New York Times reports that early this morning FIFA officials were arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges. It's not the first...

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