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Bayrou decides to march with Macron

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THE DEBATE

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 2)

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Amnesty chief urges France to 'stay true to its values'

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Film show: 'Certain Women', 'Rock’n Roll' and 'A Wedding'

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#BringBackOurInternet: English-speaking Cameroon hit by digital blackout

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Preaching coexistence: Avant-garde mosque opens in Lebanon's Druze heartland

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THE OBSERVERS

Prison guards turn guns on prisoners in Chile, and thousands of migrants stuck in smoky warehouses in Serbia

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French presidential race: Le Pen makes groundbreaking visit to Lebanon

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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2012-10-01

Aleppo souk fire: 'Syrian heritage in mourning'

The Lebanese paper L'Orient Le Jour fumes about the Aleppo souk fire, saying all sides in this "Arab Autumn" are at fault. Islamic studies expert Tariq Ramadan, meanwhile, says what's needed now for the Arab world is an "Arab Spring of ideas". Also, are you over 60? If so, you are not alone - the UN is predicting there will be one billion people aged 60 and over within the decade. That's the world press review for this Monday 1st October, 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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