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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 : 2012-05-17

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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2017-11-20 German politics

The 'Blame Game' has begun in Germany

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Mon. 20.11.17: Germany's "Jamaica" talks to form a coalition have failed and the German press is wondering why. We look at the different reasons why the...

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2017-11-20 Emmanuel Macron

Germany's 'Jamaica' talks fail and French mayors hit the capital

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 20.11.17: Talks to create a coalition government have failed in Germany and the French press asks what this may mean for France and the rest of Europe. We...

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

'Zimbabwe keeps it in the family with 'coup''

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 17.11.17: Papers around the world focus on the situation in Zimbabwe. The Mail and Guardian explores what's happening behind the scenes in the power...

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2017-11-17 climate change

'No, it's not too late to save the planet!'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 17.11.17: As the UN Climate Change Conference draws to a close in Germany today, French left-wing daily Libération has a message of hope: it's not too late...

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2017-11-16 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe post-Mugabe: What happens next?

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, November 16: After Robert Mugabe is ousted from power by the military, what's next for Zimbabwe? That's what most papers are wondering. In other...

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