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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.

Latest update : 2012-03-01

'Don't worry - North Korea's nuclear programme will soon be back'

In today's round-up of the international press: can we read much into North Korea's announcement it will halt its nuclear drive? Also, what's at stake in Iran's election, and the fall of James Murdoch.

Foreign Policy magazine says that while the new North Korean nuclear agreement is a significant step forward, it's not necessarily down to the change of leader, and we shouldn't read too much into it.

The Atlantic is even more cynical - saying the nuclear programme will soon be back.

Foreign Policy's also looking at tomorrow's Iranian election which is turning into a duel between Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Khamenei - while The Times says the opposition Green movement has almost died out.

The British papers focus on James Murdoch falling on his sword - The Independent says his problems could well follow him to the US.

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2016-12-06 Syria

US President-elect Donald Trump sparks controversy with his 'improvised diplomacy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: Papers around the world focus on the situation in Eastern Aleppo where the Syrian regime continues to gain ground against rebel fighters....

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2016-12-06 Manuel Valls

Can Valls 'reconcile' the divided left?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: After much speculation, Manuel Valls makes it official: he's throwing his hat into the crowded ring for the left-wing presidential primary. But...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16: For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica, Matteo Renzi has been dealt a crushing blow after 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera, meanwhile,...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

'Hollande's protégé steps forward after palace coup'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 02.12.16: British paper The Times describes President Hollande's decision not to run for a second term as a "palace coup" by none other than his former...

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