Two French soldiers have been killed in the Central African Republic, the French presidency has announced. French and African Union troops are taking part in a UN-backed military operation aimed at halting inter-religious violence in the country.
Latest update: 14/01/2013
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'Gay marriage: they said no, now what?'
FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 14/01/13: Right-leaning Le Figaro applauds yesterday’s massive demonstration against the government’s bill to legalise gay marriage. Le Parisien wonders whether there will be any real impact since the government has vowed not to give into the street. Meanwhile, Slate investigates an unfortunate consequence of the debate on gay marriage. And Rue 89 takes a closer look at France’s evolving role in Africa.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
LE FIGARO: Historic demonstration against gay marriage
LE PARISIEN: Massive demonstration, now what?
RUE 89: Hollande takes a stand in Africa