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Champs-Elysées attack: What impact on Sunday's French election? (part 1)

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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 : 2012-11-02

The Economist: 'Romney does not fit the bill'

Good news for Obama: the prestigious UK weekly The Economist backs him, albeit reluctantly, and so does New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bad news for Obama: the Wall Street Journal reports on security "confusion" concerning the CIA's role in events in the Libyan city of Benghazi, where the US consulate was attacked in September. That's the focus for this look at the world press on Friday 2nd November, 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2017-04-24 French Presidential Elections 2017

French press review: Macron 'just a step away' from Elysée palace

The French papers weigh in on Sunday's presidential election results. Le Parisien headlines on the "Macron Sensation", as the centrist presidential candidate secures his place in...

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

French papers react to Champs-Élysées attack

French daily Le Parisien reacts with "anger and disgust" to Thursday night's attack on the Champs-Élysées, in which a policeman was killed just days before France heads to the...

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Press review: Champs-Élysées attack is 'valuable propaganda' for far right

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 21.04.17: European and American papers worry that Thursday's terrorist attack will propel far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to victory in the French...

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2017-04-19 Venezuela

'Here we go again': UK papers react to call for snap election

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 19.04.17: In the UK, conservative papers and tabloids delight in the announcement of an early election they hope will "crush the saboteurs." With...

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2017-04-19 terrorism

Terror attack thwarted in France: 'Campaign's final days under threat'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 19.04.17: Security is in the spotlight after authorities thwart a suspected terrorist attack just days ahead of elections. Business paper Les Echos commends...

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