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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-12-07

Could this be Putin's last election?

In today's international papers - David Cameron set out what he wants from the EU treaty talks, we ask whether Putin could really lose next year's presidential election, and Barack Obama starts speaking the language of Occupy Wall Street.

David Cameron sets out want he wants from new EU treaty negotiations in the Times - hoping to keep his restless Eurosceptic backbenchers quiet.

The Moscow Times says this could be Putin's last election, as public opinion turns against him.

The New York Times say Obama has gone for a new populist rhetoric - adopting the language of Occupy Wall Street.

The Daily Beast looks at the Republican race - explaing why things look so good for Newt Gingrich.

The Independent unearths a fresh scandal in British politics - lobbying firms offering access to top ministers.

And Fox News has accused the Muppets of inculcating children with communism - the Guardian looks at why.

By Elena CASAS

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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