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The World this Week - September 12th, 2014 (part 2)

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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2013-01-11

Burma's Thein Sein 'has devoured memoirs of Obama, Kissinger and Blair'

We look at Turkish and Kurdish press reaction to the murders in Paris of three Kurdistan Workers' Party activists. Also, the Venezuelan press reports on the continued political uncertainty there, as Chavez remains in a Cuban hospital bed and misses the date set for his inauguration. Finally, Time magazine puts the Burmese President Thein Sein on its cover to the headline "Burma Unbound".

International Herald Tribune: "Mystery unfurls in killings of Kurds"

Turkey's Hurriyet Daily: "Who killed 3 PKK members in Paris?"

Kuridistan-Post.eu: "Paris Massacre"

Venezuela's El Universal: "Chavez - after me, the flood"

Venezuela's El Nacional: "Mere formality"

TIME: "Burma Unbound"

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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2014-09-12 North Korea

North Korea 'backs Scottish independence'

The Independent leads on the "impossible war" on the Islamic state organisation, arguing Sunni communities in Iraq and Syria "may prefer the militants as a lesser evil compared...

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2014-09-11 Scottish independence

'A Man With a Plan'

We look at US press reaction to Obama's strategy against the Islamic State organisation. One piece says he has conveyed a "total lack of urgency", another says "the President...

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2014-09-11 eurozone

'Shipwreck'

Le Figaro says French President François Hollande is sinking the French boat. The latest economic news is that deficit targets will not be met as agreed with eurozone partners....

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2014-09-10 Socialist Party (France)

MP Thomas Thévenoud's 'administrative phobia'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 10.09.14: Papers continue to focus on Thomas Thévenoud, the controversial Socialist MP who wants to hold on to his job despite being kicked out of the...

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