Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black president, has died at the age of 95, President Jacob Zuma has announced.
Latest update: 27/12/2012
- Algeria - François Hollande - Odd news
'It’s the end of the world: see you tomorrow!'
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS, 21/12/12: Libération is less than impressed with François Hollande’s visit to Algeria, calling it a political, symbolic and economic disappointment. Meanwhile, Le Parisien has extensive coverage of the end of the world! And Le Monde explores nine very real apocalyptic scenarios.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
LIBERATION: Hollande’s failed visit
LE FIGARO: Hollande’s “baby steps” policy in Algeria
LE PARISIEN: The end of the world, it’s best to laugh about it
SLATE: Other apocalypses we avoided