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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.

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Latest update : 2012-02-03

Cold Snap

FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 03/02/11. French papers focus on the ongoing violence in Egypt. Libération explores how public opinion regarding the army has changed drastically in one year. Many Egyptians believe the army may have orchestrated the violence to keep a grip on power. In other news, it’s cold in France! According to right-leaning paper Le Figaro, France is better off than neighboring Germany in terms of electricity, thanks to its nuclear power plants.

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2016-05-06 Kim Jong-un

'No weddings, no funerals in North Korea so Kim Jong-un can party'

South Korea's Chosun Ilbo reports that Pyongyang has "press-ganged the North Korean population into sprucing up the country" for this weekend's party congress. The pressures to...

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2016-05-06 French politics

Hollande, the lucky president

French President François Hollande marks four years in power this Friday May 6. Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France says he has counted on his lucky star and gives examples. Les...

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2016-05-05 Donald Trump

'Time for a third party'

We look at reaction in the Miami Herald, LA Times and Washington Post to Trump's latest win in the primaries for the Republican nomination. The Guardian has a comment piece...

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2016-05-04 US Presidential Election 2016

'It’s Donald Trump’s Party Now'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 04.05.16: US politics is in the spotlight. Last night, Republican hopeful Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race. His exit leaves Donald Trump...

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2016-05-04 François Hollande

Candidate Hollande hits the campaign trail

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 04.05.16: French papers focus on a speech François Hollande made yesterday. Officially, the president was commemorating a chapter of political history but...

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