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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 : 2013-08-19

Egypt: 'We might as well just pray'

We look at cartoons and analysis on Egypt where the death toll mounts from day to day. A comment piece in The New York Times says 'Let our client go', another in The Independent says 'We might as well just pray'. We also look at the detention of Glenn Greenwald's partner at Heathrow airport in London on Sunday. Greenwald broke the Edward Snowden revelations about NSA mass surveillance. The Guardian journalist is defiant, saying his partner's detention will 'embolden' him.

Get the France 24 press review on your iPhone or become a fan on Facebook. Some of the articles mentioned in today's press review:


Bangkok Post cartoon

International Herald Tribune cartoon

New York Times comment piece on Egypt: ‘Let our client go’

The Independent comment piece on Egypt: ‘We might as well just pray’

The Guardian on detention of partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald

South China Morning Post on a Beijing car maker that has registered ‘Snowden’ as a trade mark

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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France concerned about anti-Semitism

If the French public is supportive of a ban on Pro-Palestinian protests, it’s because of the potential for violence, and the rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents.

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2014-07-21 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Violence in Paris following banned protest

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