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Obama in Japan: Competing world visions at G7 summit (part 2)

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Obama in Japan: Will his final G7 mark end of an era? (part 1)

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Paris photography festival shines a spotlight on young, emerging talents

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Are company bosses paid too much?

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Spain: Employees denounce their working conditions in Catalonia's abattoirs

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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.

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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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