FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. 05/06/13: The French Foreign Ministry claims it has evidence chemical weapons were used in Syria. Many papers wonder if this means the "red line" has been crossed. Also, Le Monde says several former top-level Libyan officials are ready to testify in front of a judge over allegations former President Nicolas Sarkozy received illegal funds from Muammar Gaddafi to finance his 2007 presidential bid.
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French lawyers decry the tapping of Nicolas Sarkozy's phone by investigating judges, while Le Figaro and L'Opinion point the finger at François Hollande's government.
2014-03-07 Vladimir Putin
FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: The French press focuses on tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, and upcoming municipal elections.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: International papers focus on what's driving Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis, the US's energy leverage and a Bollywood movie about a women's...
2014-03-06 US military
INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Thurs. 06.03.14: International papers focus on the National People’s Congress which kicked off in Beijing yesterday. Prime Minister Li Keqiang announced a sweeping...
FRENCH PRESS - Thurs. 06.03.14: French papers react to the European Commission’s decision to put France on a watch list over its trade deficit. Business daily Les Echos likens it...