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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 : 2011-12-05

'Merkel is driving us over a cliff'

The euro crisis gives fresh fuel to euroscepticism on the left and right - but the naysayers are warned not to say "I told you so" too soon. We're also looking at whether NATO is on the right track in Afghanistan, and the Kremlin's crackdown on electoral observers.

The Independent focuses on the chances of Merkel and Sarkozy falling out in today's talks in Paris - while around Europe, El Pais says Merkel is pushing the rest of the continent too far and fast, and La Repubblica thinks all this austerity is undemocratic and unfair.

The Guardian looks at Afghanistan - saying NATO has a lot of mistakes to make up for.

In Russia, the Moscow Times reports on the Kremlin's efforts to silence election observers.

And the Independent asks if the world is ready for the Scottish panda.

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2017-07-28 nationalisation

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2017-07-27 Donald Trump

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2017-07-26 healthcare reform

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