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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 : 2012-03-20

'This inflammatory political rhetoric must stop'

We look at some international reaction to the Toulouse school shooting - and what exactly Russia is up to in Syria.

Israeli newspapers Haaretz and the Jerusalem Post both remark that some of the inflammatory language used by French politicians campaigning about ethnic minorities may have inflamed a right-wing extremist.

The Independent goes further - saying one consequence should be the end of some of hard-right rhetoric used by the ruling UMP party.

Meanwhile, the Moscow Times asks what exactly is going on with Russia's seemingly contradictory policy towards Syria - and the Guardian has some new leaked documents showing Assad personally signing off on repressive measures.

By Elena CASAS

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