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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 : 2012-03-08

The Syrian opposition - a tangled web

Today we look at the complex web of divisions in the Syrian opposition, whether Libya is about to break up, and women's rights in China - on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Foreign Policy reports from Syrian refugee camps in Turkey - where the Turkish army is cracking down on people crossing the border, and the resistance movement is riven with sectarian divisions.

The Guardian says the presence of so many refugees could spark ethnic tensions in Lebanon - while the Independent tries to untangle the complex web of different opposition groups.

The National looks at whether Libya is also about to fragment.

The New York Times has a series of reports for International Women's day - saying women are being forced out of the workplace in China, and also in the UK.

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2016-07-25 Democrats (USA)

As Democrats gather, Russian subplot sparks intrigue

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, July 25th: The German attacker who blew himself up in Ansbach was a 27-year-old Syrian asylum seeker with a history of mental problems....

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2016-07-25 Bernard Cazeneuve

Bernard Cazeneuve, the political punching bag

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, 25th July: Did the government fail to ensure proper security on July 14th? The plot thickens as Le Figaro says French Interior Minister Bernard...

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2016-07-22 Donald Trump

'Donald Trump's speech was just another scam'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 22.07.16: Stateside, papers react to Donald Trump's much-anticipated speech to the nation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He...

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2016-07-22 Truck attack in Nice

Cazeneuve at the heart of Nice security controversy

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 22.07.16: Papers are continuing to react to the aftermath of last week’s Nice attack. Yesterday, left-leaning daily Libération alleged numerous security...

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2016-07-21 Donald Trump

Can 'generic Republican' Mike Pence save the party?

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, July 21: The US reacts to Mike Pence's nomination as Donald Trump's running mate. Vox calls him a replacement-level Republican whose...

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