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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.

Latest update : 2011-09-19

'Whatever the UN says, we will still live under occupation'

In Monday's international press, we take a look at what Palestinians think of the UN statehood bid, what the Greek papers are making of fresh austerity measures, and what the Irish press have to say about Martin McGuinness.

Lebanese paper L'Orient Le Jour says the UN has a historic opporuntity this week to right the wrongs done to Palestinians - and make up for decades of humiliation.

The Washington Post has been to speak to Palestinians, though - and few of them believe it will make much difference.

Greek paper To Vima has an exclusive on just how far the Greek government is set to go with its new slate of austerity measures - cutting 100,000 more jobs.

The Guardian, though, says we'll get nowhere unless we acknowledge this isn't a crisis of the euro - it's a crisis of capitalism.

And the Irish Independent is horrified at Martin McGuinness' decision to run for the Irish presidency.

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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

Lebanon repeals 'rape law', but activists say more is needed to protect women

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Donald Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville continue to draw criticism. The New York Times says the US president has failed...

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2017-08-17 smoking

'Why do French people smoke so much?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Fresh figures show that tobacco consumption in France has remained stable over the past year, despite efforts by the government to reduce smoking....

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2017-08-16 USA

Trump again blames both sides for Charlottesville violence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage across party lines for once again blaming both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, in...

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2017-08-16 Emmanuel Macron

'Macron: The shadow of a doubt'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: Papers across France focus on Emmanuel Macron’s first 100 days in office. It’s been a complicated summer for Macron. After riding on a wave of...

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2017-08-15 India

Has the horror of partition overshadowed independence?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 15.08.2017: As India marks its 70th anniversary of independence, Indian and Pakistani papers do some soul-searching about the violent legacy of...

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