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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.

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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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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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