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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.

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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"

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2015-08-05 Burma

Burmese government admits 'weak' response to floods

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Wed. 05.08.15: The Burmese press reacts to a 'weak' government response to widespread flooding. In Germany, the Attorney General steps down after a failed...

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2015-08-05 migrants

'The spectre of Sangatte' : France's migrants

FRENCH PAPERS - Wed. 05.08.15: The migrant crisis continues to dominate the French press, but today the focus turns from camps in Calais to those in the capital. Financial paper...

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2015-08-04 climate change

'How to detect nonsense about climate change'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 04.08.15: U.S. papers react to Obama's Clean Power Plan. The Washington Post shows us 'how to detect nonsense about climate change'. The Jerusalem...

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2015-08-04 Gabon

Gabon President aide detained in Paris

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 04.08.15: A close aide of Gabon's President is arrested by French authorities in Paris on suspicion of money laundering. Liberation lists some solutions to...

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2015-08-03 migrants

'Gulf countries need proof and guarantees'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 03.08.15: John Kerry's visit to Qatar does little to reassure the Gulf press on the Iran nuclear deal. The migrant crisis continues to dominate the...

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