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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 : 2012-04-30

The blind dissident creating a perfect storm for Beijing

In today's pick of the international press, we look at how the case of an escaped dissident could throw a spanner into US/China relations - and the state of al-Qaeda, one year after the death of Bin Laden.

The Guardian says Mitt Romney has tried to turn the case of Chen Guangcheng into an election issue in the US  - while the New York Times looks at what it might mean for Chinese politics.

The Daily Beast looks at the state of al Qaeda a year after the death of Bin Laden  - while Foreign Policy debunks ten myths about the supposed decline of the terrorist group.

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2017-10-18 photography

Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

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2017-10-18 France

'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. October 18: The 19th Chinese Communist Party congress is underway in what some call the "Superbowl" of Chinese politics. This as President Xi Jinping...

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2017-10-17 Malta

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IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, October 17: It's a “black day” for democracy, the Maltese papers announce after one of its most prominent investigative journalists is murdered. In...

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2017-10-17 France

Has the Weinstein scandal 'freed' women from their silence?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Tuesday, October 17: Has the Harvey Weinstein scandal freed up women to speak about their own experiences of sexual harassment? This is what the papers are...

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2017-10-16 Harvey Weinstein

Why was Hollywood so quick to shun Harvey Weinstein and not others?

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, October 16: The Austrian press looks at what's ahead for the country's probable new Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who at 31 will be the youngest leader...

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