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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.

Latest update : 2013-01-28

Mali: 'France should not be drawn into con game'

The Guardian is reporting that at least 25 women have been sexually assaulted during anniversary clashes in Egypt, and says there are "fears rapes are organised by protest detractors". Mali and Burkina Faso papers say "No" to negotiations with jihadist fighters in northern Mali. Finally, a double take: five sets of identical twins sign up for the same swimming class in southern England. Their teacher, too, is a twin.

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2017-12-18 handball

Triumph for French women's handball team: All hail 'The Fighters'

FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, Dec. 18, 2017: Le Figaro proclaims "the golden age of French handball" after the French women's team beat titleholders Norway to be crowned world...

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2017-12-18 ANC

France's Macron criticised for 'living like a king'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, Dec. 18, 2017: As the African National Congress prepares to pick its new leader, the South African press fears permanent party rifts. The ANC...

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2017-12-15 Yemen

US decides to 'let corporate greed run the internet'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Friday, Dec. 15, 2017: The American media is up in arms over a government agency's decision to scrap "net neutrality", which required internet service...

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2017-12-15 accident

Marine Le Pen's former right-hand man plans his political rebirth

FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, Dec. 15, 2017: "Horror" is on the front pages of many local papers after a train crashed into a school bus in southwestern France, killing four young...

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2017-12-14 Jerusalem

Turkey's push to be the 'champion of Palestine'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017: Turkish papers herald a "historic declaration" after Muslim countries meeting in Istanbul recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of...

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