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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-07-05

You get the Press Review - in spite of the strike

The papers are reflecting on Algeria's 50 years of independence, but you might not be aware of it because the printers are on strike. Le Figaro lets them have it on their front page - or screen - blaming printers for anachronism and arrogance!

Le Monde takes a look at  Algeria's celebration of 50 years free from French rule. They've invited representatives from nine countries to the festivities, including Russia, China, the US...but not France. Why? France has yet to answer calls for an apology for the colonial period, but that's not all. 

Les Echos reminds us of the need to dwell on our economic woes, and the Parisien reports on the real bill of rigor, and has an interview with the former president of the Senate Finate Commission. 

Also in the Parisien former France Telekom Didier Lombard is being investigated for the wave of suicides that took place among employees in 2008-09. 

By Kyle G. Brown

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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