INTERNATIONAL PRESS REVIEW, Mon. 20/08/12: Julian Assange is getting a lot of attention in the international papers today. Yesterday he addressed the media and his supporters for the first time in two months. The Independent and the Guardian are quite critical of him for failing to mention the sexual assault claims he’s wanted for in Sweden. Meanwhile, South Africa is also getting a lot press after police shot dead more than 30 miners last week.
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.
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Anger at the rising death toll in Gaza has prompted some to ask for a stop to graphic postings, while others fear censorship. And with Russia suporting the UN Security Council...
Fears of a spill-over of Israeli-Palestinian hostilities onto French soil, but will the big visit of faith leaders to the Elysée calm tensions?
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An overview of the French newspaper headlines: Violence in Paris after two pro-Palestinian marches are banned. Meanwhile, the death toll rises in Gaza.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 18.07.14: Papers across the world react to the ground offensive launched by Israel against Palestinian militants in the Gaza strip.
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FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 17.04.14: French papers focus on a former National Front candidate who was sentenced to nine months in prison without parole for comparing the Justice...