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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-09-20

Prophet Mohammed cartoons: Freedom of Speech or Dangerous Provocation?

In today's international press review, we focus on Charlie Hebdo's controversial front page. The French satirical weekly published caricatures of Prophet Mohammed, fuelling further anger in France and abroad. Also in the papers: a Pakistani accused of blasphemy after he refused to take part in protests, and an unusual love song featuring a beautiful woman, her admirer and...a drone.

Le Soir: “The caricatures that freak France out”

L’Orient le Jour: Huge mistake”

Christian Science Monitor: “Muhammad cartoons are a headache for Hollande”

Dawn: “Man accused of blasphemy after refusing to join anti-Islam film protest”

LA Times:“Innocence of Muslims actress sues producer”

The Guardian: “Drone love song”

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