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The World This Week - August 29th, 2014

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - August 29th, 2014 (part 2)

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BUSINESS DAILY

French Prime Minister calls on ECB to go further to help economy

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AFRICA NEWS

South Africa: Four men guilty of shooting Rwandan exile

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WEB NEWS

France: fighting political corruption with transparency

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WEB NEWS

Using the web to further the cause: ISIS vs USA

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MEDIAWATCH

No strategy and a beige suit

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ENCORE!

Alain Choquette: A Hilarious Magician in Paris

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France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2013-03-04

Mali: 'War at a turning point'

Concern for French hostages held in Africa dominates after reports of the killings of two Islamist commanders, Abou Zeid and Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Papers argue the French government's silence - aside a statement it cannot confirm the deaths - is fuelling anxiety among families and friends of the hostages. Also, at least 500,000 French people have bought e-cigarettes in recent months. What are they? And would you try one?

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LE FIGARO: 'L'intrigant silence de Paris'

LIBERATION: 'La guerre au tournant' and its editorial 'Silences'

AUJOURD'HUI-EN-FRANCE/LE PARISIEN: 'L'attente est insupportable'

AUJOURD'HUI-EN-FRANCE/LE PARISIEN: 'Cigarette électronique - la solution au tabagisme?'

HUFFINGTON POST: 'Harlem Shake - l'UMP s'y met aussi' 

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2014-08-29 French politics

Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers react to an interview the new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron gave to the right-wing magazine Le Point. He suggested scrapping the 35-hour...

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2014-08-29 Twitter

Canada and Russia exchange snarky tweets

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers across the world focus on the crisis in Ukraine after Kiev accused Moscow of de facto invasion. Amidst this threat of a serious...

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2014-08-28 French politics

Valls ♥ Business

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.08.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared his love for companies during a speech at the French employers' association yesterday. He received rapturous...

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron Economics'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: The leading story in the French press today is yesterday's cabinet reshuffle. According to a poll in Le Parisien, most French people welcome the...

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2014-08-27 tourism

'The capital of sex, drugs, alcohol, trash and trashy tourism'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: Papers across the world focus on a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Also, the...

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