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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

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Latest update : 2011-09-12

The political tsunami - that could wash away Netanyahu

In Monday's international papers we take a good look at the issues facing Israel as Tukish prime minister Erdogan visits Egypt to try and build a common cause - alongside gay rights campaigns in Iran, and the commercialisation of one of the world's most famous Buddhist temples.

The Guardian says israel must adapt to a radically changed Middle Eastern reality - or risk becoming a footnote in global politics.

Haaretz argues that if Netanyahu doesn't change tack, it will be his government that falls victim to this political crisis - but the Jerusalem Post says Egypt is using Israel as a scapegoat.

Back in the Guardian, we take a look at gay rights activists in Iran - outing themselves on  Facebook.

And the Independent looks at the growing commercialisation of the famous Shaolin Temple.

By Elena CASAS

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Burmese government admits 'weak' response to floods

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2015-08-05 migrants

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2015-08-04 climate change

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INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 04.08.15: U.S. papers react to Obama's Clean Power Plan. The Washington Post shows us 'how to detect nonsense about climate change'. The Jerusalem...

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2015-08-04 Gabon

Gabon President aide detained in Paris

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 04.08.15: A close aide of Gabon's President is arrested by French authorities in Paris on suspicion of money laundering. Liberation lists some solutions to...

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2015-08-03 migrants

'Gulf countries need proof and guarantees'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 03.08.15: John Kerry's visit to Qatar does little to reassure the Gulf press on the Iran nuclear deal. The migrant crisis continues to dominate the...

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