FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 24/02/12. The leaders of the far-right and the far-left debated with each other on French television last night. But a lot of the French press says the stand-off between Marine Le Pen and Jean-Luc Mélenchon was a "fake debate", more an exchange of insults than an exchange of ideas. Also, the dailies look back at the year in cinema: it’s been a good year for French films.
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2014-07-14 Gaza Strip
Germans rejoice in the National Mannschaft's fourth World Cup win while Argentines despair. In the Middle East, is Israel out to crush Hamas?
2014-07-14 François Hollande
François Hollande is hoping to use Bastille Day celebrations to defend his plan for economic recovery, under fire from his own party. Meanwhile, France's diplomatic failings on...
As a one-off this Friday, the international and French press reviews are merged. Coverage of the Israel-Hamas conflict dominates. We look at two Israeli papers: one urging a...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 10.07.14: International papers focus on tensions in the Middle East, elections in Indonesia and illegal immigration in the United States.
FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 10.07.14: French papers focus on government spending cuts, former President Nicolas Sarkozy's potential political return and the opposition UMP's shady...