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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 : 2011-08-29

British arms dealers profit from Arab spring

In today's international papers, we look at who's profiting from the Arab spring, why the Notting Hill carnival is more important than ever this year, and if the media coverage of Hurricane Irene was a fuss about nothing.

The Times takes a look at how British arms companies have profited from the Arab spring - to the tune of 35 million euros despite an arms embargo.

The Times of India looks at how Anna Hazare made the Indian government back down - and what that means for democracy.

The Guardian explains why the Notting Hill Carnival is more important than ever this year - and why police are wrong to crack down on it.

And the Daily Beast attacks 24 hour news channels - for overhyping Hurricane Irene.

By Elena CASAS

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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2014-09-15 Scottish independence

War on 'death cult'

The Wall Street Journal (Europe) leads on a pledge by British PM David Cameron to "destroy" the Islamic State organisation following the murder of a British aid worker....

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2014-09-12 North Korea

North Korea 'backs Scottish independence'

The Independent leads on the "impossible war" on the Islamic state organisation, arguing Sunni communities in Iraq and Syria "may prefer the militants as a lesser evil compared...

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2014-09-11 Scottish independence

'A Man With a Plan'

We look at US press reaction to Obama's strategy against the Islamic State organisation. One piece says he has conveyed a "total lack of urgency", another says "the President...

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2014-09-11 eurozone

'Shipwreck'

Le Figaro says French President François Hollande is sinking the French boat. The latest economic news is that deficit targets will not be met as agreed with eurozone partners....

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