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Latest update : 2011-12-09

Merkozy saves the day?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Fri. 09/12/11. The "last chance" summit in Brussels is the hot topic in a lot of the international press. Many papers welcome the agreement reached, although they regret the "two-speed Europe" that has emerged. Meanwhile, Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi pens a piece in the Wall Street Journal. She blows the whistle on European satellite companies she says are continuing to provide services to Tehran, despite the government's censorship.

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2018-01-22 USA

Kim Jong-un's rumoured ex-lover pop star makes rare visit to South before Games

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, January 22: We look at reactions to the US government shutdown (including the White House picture of Donald Trump "hard at work"). Meanwhile, German...

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2018-01-22 France

'Choose France', Macron tells 140 foreign business leaders ahead of summit

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, January 22: French prison unions have vowed to continue their strike after several guards were brutally attacked by inmates. Also, French President...

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2018-01-19 Boris Johnson

'Boris Johnson wants to build a giant bridge from England to France'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.01.18: We take a look at how the French press are covering the first anniversary of Donald Trump's anniversary and how, according to Liberation,...

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2018-01-18 Emmanuel Macron

'And the winner is'... Trump awards Fake News to CNN, New York Times

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, January 18: Emmanuel Macron meets Theresa May for the latest in a long line of tense but cordial Franco-British summits. Also, the press reacts to...

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2018-01-18 France

Cop-out or ecological victory? France scraps plans for controversial airport

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, January 18: The French government scraps plans for a controversial airport that's been the source of conflict between previous governments and...

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