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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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Latest update : 2011-10-03

Egyptian blogger on 41st day of hunger strike

In Monday's papers, we look at the politics behind the Western intervention in Libya, an Egyptian blogger's hunger strike, whether "Occupy Wall Street" could be the seed of a movement for better democracy, and the media coverage surrounding the Amanda Knox case.

The Guardian says they've got exclusive information that David Cameron persuaded France to start bombing in Libya - while the Wall Street Journal looks at one man's attempt to build a synagogue in Tripoli.

Arab paper Ahram profiles the case of an Egyptian blogger on a 41-day hunger strike - to protest against a three-year sentence for insulting the military government.

The Huffington Post asks if "Occupy Wall Street" could hold the seeds of a truly radical political movement.

And La Repubblica asks if any juror can be neutral in the Meredith Kercher case - after so much partisan media attention.

By Elena CASAS

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