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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

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.

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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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