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Greece's political earthquake

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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 : 2012-02-01

Will Gingrich give up?

The American papers weigh in on where the GOP might go after the Florida primary - predicting a long fight can only boost Barack Obama, while tearing the Republicans apart. We also look at Syria, and the fall from grace of Fred the Shred.

The Daily Beast says the Florida primary proved two things - that the Tea Party is dying out, and that money matters.

The New York Times says the longer Gingrich fights, the easier things will be for the Obama campaign, as he picks on all Romney's weak points - and the Huffington Post says they're already using Romney's own tactics against him.

On Syria, he Independent's Robert Fisk says Bashar al-Assad could hang on for far longer than we imagine.

That paper headlines though on the disgrace of former RBS boss Fred Goodwin - saying if he's going to suffer for the financial crisis, why stop with him? It says there are plenty of politicians who were equally responsible.

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2015-01-26 eurozone

Greece's political earthquake

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Mon. 26.01.15: Papers in Greece say a "page has turned" in Greek politics with the victory of far-left Syriza party in General elections. Papers around the...

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2015-01-26 eurozone

“Syriza has opened a breach"

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 26.01.15: French papers largely focus on Greece and the victory of the anti-austerity Syriza party in General elections. Communist paper L'Humanité applauds...

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2015-01-23 King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

'Saudi King dies, the world shudders'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 23.01.15: Papers across the world focus on the passing of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the age of 90. His death adds another element of...

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2015-01-23 ECB

'Super Mario breaks the bank'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 23.01.15: The spotlight is on European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and his decision to inject at least €1.1 trillion into the ailing eurozone economy...

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2015-01-22 Turkey

'Irony is History's most beautiful weapon'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 22.01.15: The Independent interviews Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who says the "flood of jihadi volunteers" crossing into Syria to fight...

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