The Independent's Robert Fisk says Algeria has a long history of being as brutal with its captives as its captors. He argues that bloodshed at the hostage seizure at the gas plant in eastern Algeria was "utterly predictable". The Algerian press, meanwhile, focuses on the survival of 600 Algerian workers. One paper describes the assault as "audacious". And, after Oprah, Lance Armstrong is panned as a "cheat and a bully".
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.
2014-07-21 Israeli-Palestinian conflict
An overview of the French newspaper headlines: Violence in Paris after two pro-Palestinian marches are banned. Meanwhile, the death toll rises in Gaza.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 18.07.14: Papers across the world react to the ground offensive launched by Israel against Palestinian militants in the Gaza strip.
2014-07-17 Israeli-Palestinian conflict
FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 17.04.14: French papers focus on a former National Front candidate who was sentenced to nine months in prison without parole for comparing the Justice...
2014-07-17 Gaza Strip
Live from the newsroom, FRANCE24 journalist provides an exhaustive overview of world's newspaper headlines.
FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.07.14: French papers focus on yesterday’s election of Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, François Hollande's "Jacques Chirac...