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A landslide victory for the 'invisible candidate' in Algeria

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Freed French Hostages - Celebration and Speculation on how it all happened

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Shocking revelations on South Korean ferry disaster provoke scathing editorials

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The World This Week - April 18th, 2014

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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 : 2012-09-19

Mitt Romney: One gaffe too many?

In today’s international press review, we focus on Mitt Romney’s latest gaffe. The Republican nominee was secretly filmed at a private fundraiser where he said that almost half of Americans were living off government aid and that his job was "not to worry about those people". Also in the papers: the anti-Islam film that’s fuelled anger across the world.

USA Today: Mitt Romney justifies his comments: “I’ll deliver recovery, not dependency”

The New York Times:Romney is waging a class warfare”

The Independent: “Mitt Romney tied in knots”

LA Times: “Are businessman better presidents?”

The Guardian: “The only surprise is there aren't more violent protests in the Middle East"

Der Spiegel: German authorities wonder if they shouldn’t ban the screening

The International Herald Tribune: “Can’t we just all agree that the video is really bad?”

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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2014-04-21 Ukraine

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2014-04-18 Ukraine

¡Gracias, Gabo!

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2014-04-18 Socialist Party (France)

The Socialist rebellion grows

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2014-04-17 Ukraine

Google Was Making A Space Elevator And A Hoverboard, But Couldn't Get Them To Work

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