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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 : 2012-05-17

A trillion dollars - the cost of Grexit?

In today's pick of the international press - the possible cost of a Greek exit from the euro, and is Alexis Tsipras a demagogue?

The Guardian puts an intimidating twelve zeroes on its estimation of the cost of Greece pulling out of the euro - while The Independent focuses on the "vulture funds" of speculators they say would profit from it.

The New York Times focuses on Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras - calling him a demagogue with few scruples.

The Washington Post, meanwhile, is looking at Syria - saying the US is starting to co-ordinate the supply of arms to the rebels.

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2015-08-05 Burma

Burmese government admits 'weak' response to floods

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Wed. 05.08.15: The Burmese press reacts to a 'weak' government response to widespread flooding. In Germany, the Attorney General steps down after a failed...

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2015-08-05 migrants

'The spectre of Sangatte' : France's migrants

FRENCH PAPERS - Wed. 05.08.15: The migrant crisis continues to dominate the French press, but today the focus turns from camps in Calais to those in the capital. Financial paper...

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2015-08-04 climate change

'How to detect nonsense about climate change'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 04.08.15: U.S. papers react to Obama's Clean Power Plan. The Washington Post shows us 'how to detect nonsense about climate change'. The Jerusalem...

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2015-08-04 Gabon

Gabon President aide detained in Paris

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 04.08.15: A close aide of Gabon's President is arrested by French authorities in Paris on suspicion of money laundering. Liberation lists some solutions to...

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2015-08-03 migrants

'Gulf countries need proof and guarantees'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 03.08.15: John Kerry's visit to Qatar does little to reassure the Gulf press on the Iran nuclear deal. The migrant crisis continues to dominate the...

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