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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 : 2012-10-08

Venezuela at the crossroads

The world’s international press spent the weekend speculating about the outcome of the Venezuelan election and weighing up the consequences for the country, the region and the global appetite for crude oil.

The Wall Street Journal called the election a “crossroads” moment, trying to guess which direction Venezuela would take. 

Argentinian daily La Nacion ran an editorial criticising Chavez’s rule so far, while the UK daily The Guardian looked into the possible consequences of the vote for the oil markets.
 
Russians celebrated Vladimir Putin’s 60th birthday on Sunday, although The Moscow Times was swift to point out that many anti-Putin protestors also took to the streets. They were calling attention to other, sadder anniversaries: the death of journalist Anna Politkovskaya and the Moscow theatre siege in 2002.
 
Finally, a Mark Rothko painting in the Tate Modern in London received a little extra embellishment this weekend, when a visitor took a pen to the canvas! The Independent has the story.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2015-09-04 migrants

Libération: 'Why we didn't publish Aylan's photo earlier'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 04.09.15: French papers continue to focus on the shocking photo of a young Syrian boy who drowned while he and his family were trying to cross into Europe...

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2015-09-03 photography

Could this photo mark a turning point in the European migrant crisis?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 04.09.15: Papers across the world react to the shocking photo of a young Syrian boy who drowned while he and his family were trying to cross into...

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2015-09-04 migrants

Aylan Kurdi: a tragic symbol of the migrant crisis

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 04.09.15 Papers across the world pay tribute to Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler who drowned while trying to cross into Europe. His photo is continuing...

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2015-09-02 finance

'Enough with dirty Paris!'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds.02.09.15: Papers are focusing on Michel Combes, the former boss of telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent and his €14 million “golden parachute”. Executive...

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2015-08-31 Japan

Grassroots and new faces in Japan's protests

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 31.08.15: The Japanese press examines what may be the largest demonstration in the country since World War II. Meanwhile, the i newspaper looks at how...

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