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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 : 2012-09-20

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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2016-12-06 Syria

US President-elect Donald Trump sparks controversy with his 'improvised diplomacy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: Papers around the world focus on the situation in eastern Aleppo where the Syrian regime continues to gain ground against rebel fighters....

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2016-12-06 Manuel Valls

Can Valls 'reconcile' the divided left?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: After much speculation, Manuel Valls makes it official: he's throwing his hat into the crowded ring for the left-wing presidential primary. But...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16: For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica, Matteo Renzi has been dealt a crushing blow after 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera, meanwhile,...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

'Hollande's protégé steps forward after palace coup'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 02.12.16: British paper The Times describes President Hollande's decision not to run for a second term as a "palace coup" by none other than his former...

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