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We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2013-02-05

The guardians of Timbuktu’s treasures

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues. 05/02/13: The New York Times tells the heartwarming tale of the guardians of Timbuktu’s treasures. They managed to save the majority of ancient manuscripts from the flames of the Islamists. Also, the Wall Street Journal gets hacked, a high-profile divorce case could change women’s rights in China and King Richard III’s body is found nearly 500 years after his death.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:  
 
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE:  “Wary by habit, Timbuktu hid its treasures”
 
WALL STREET JOURNAL: “Barbarians at the Digital Gate”
 
CHINA DAILY: “Domestic violence”
 

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