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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 : 2013-09-03

'The Emperor with no clothes'

Le Figaro's exclusive interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is picked up by many papers worldwide. The editorial in the Syrian government paper Al Thawra reports on Assad's comments saying that Western allies are in disarray and likely to confront each other. Hezbollah paper Al Akhbar, in Lebanon, meanwhile, describes François Hollande as the Emperor with no clothes. We also look at Russian, British and American papers.

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2015-05-28 FIFA

'FIFA Nostra'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.05.15: French papers react to the two sweeping probes into alleged corruption at FIFA. Many blame FIFA President Sepp Blatter and call for him to step...

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2015-05-28 FIFA

'The shame game'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 28.05.15: Papers around the world react to the two sweeping probes into alleged corruption at FIFA. "The shame game", on the front page of British...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.05.15: The New York Times reports that early this morning FIFA officials were arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges. It's not the first...

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2015-05-27 World War II

France's 'great women' celebrated as two heroines of French Resistance admitted to Pantheon

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 27.05.15: Papers focus on four heroes of the French wartime Resistance and their induction into the legendary Panthéon. The official list of "great French...

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2015-05-26 USA

'A calamitous choice'

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 26.05.15: The US strategy against the Islamic State group is in the spotlight, with editorials from the Washington Post, The Globalist and...

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