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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-12-21

"Women of Egypt are a red line"

Today's international press roundup focuses on Egypt, after thousands of women took to the streets to march against police brutality. We also look at rising sectarianism in Iraq, and the US row over payroll tax.

Al-Masry Al-Youm says the nascent Egyptian feminist movement should take heart from yesterday's turnout - while al-Ahram says the victims of police brutality are still fighting a propaganda war against the state media.

The New York Times editorial calls on Barack Obama to cancel the 2 billion euro annual subsidy the US gives to Egypt if the army does not leave power. But a controversial Foreign Policy piece argues protesters are as much responsible for violence as the army.

The Guardian says the arrest warrant issued for Iraq's vice president shows that the country is falling into sectarianism - and could soon break up.

The Huffington Post reports on the breakdown of payroll tax talks between Democrats and Republicans - and the bankers who think they have received enough of the blame.

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2016-05-31 labour law

'What does the social unrest mean about France?'

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2016-05-31 Chad

Social media turns ugly after Cincinnati zoo episode

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 31.05.16: Papers across the world react to the trial of the former Head of State of Chad. Yesterday Hissène Habré was found guilty of crimes against...

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2016-05-27 France

Salon's message to Republicans: 'You are stuck with him now!'

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2016-05-27 labour law

'Time Out': Le Parisien calls for calm amid social unrest

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 27.05.16: Papers are still dominated by the continued social unrest against the government’s contested labour reform. Le Parisien calls for calm before...

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2016-05-26 Israel

Netanyahu's coalition: 'Israel's dark hour'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, May 26: There are a lot of opinion pieces on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new coalition. Meanwhile, Amnesty International accuses...

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