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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.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2013-03-11

Death in Aleppo: the story behind the pictures

Harrowing images of bodies in Syria are back on the front page, as the Guardian looks into what could have happened in Aleppo. North Korea threatens to break a fragile truce with its southern neighbours; one journalist spoke to local people about it in Pyongyang. And waiting with bated breath: newspapers focus on Rome as clerics decide on the next pope.

 

The Guardian headlines with a stark image of the bloodshed in Syria: its investigative report from Aleppo describes conditions on the ground, in the aftermath of these mass killings.
 
Koreans in Pyongyang are « proud » of their nuclear arsenal : The Independent gets a rare insight into opinion on the ground, where local people largely seem to support their government’s belligerent policy.
 
The global media descend on one of world’s tiniest states : the Vatican City’s under scrutiny, as clerics prepare to decide on the highest office in the Catholic church.

 

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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