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2015-08-31 20:44 MEDIA WATCH

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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 : 2013-01-07

'France vs. Gérard Depardieu - Flight of the celebs'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Mon. 07/01/13: International papers react to Bashar al-Assad’s speech yesterday. In the Independent, Robert Fisk says the target of the Syrian President’s "theatrical display" was the army, the bedrock of his power. Meanwhile, the Times of India says the response to sex crimes should not be new puritanism. And a cartoon in the International Herald Tribune suggests Gérard Depardieu is Vladimir Putin's new Russian doll.

 

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
 
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE: “Stuck on the fence in Syria’s war”
 
THE TIMES OF INDIA: “Rape of reason”
 

 

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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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2015-08-31 Socialist Party (France)

Hollande’s Socialist Party is ‘tearing itself apart’

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 31.08.15: The Socialist's Party summer meeting in La Rochelle is overshadowed by infighting. And one of the French journalists accused of trying to...

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2015-08-28 migrants

Refugee drama: 'A truck full of corpses'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 28.08.15: Papers across the world focus on grim news coming out of Austria: an abandoned truck was discovered containing dozens of decomposing...

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2015-08-28 Morocco

Two French journalists arrested for 'attempted blackmail of Moroccan king'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 28.08.15: Two French investigative journalists were arrested in Paris yesterday on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco. French papers take a...

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2015-08-27 USA

Shock and horror after two journalists shot dead on-air

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 27.08.15: There's lots of shock and horror in the US press today following the deadly shooting of two TV journalists during a live interview. Papers...

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