FRENCH PRESS – Weds. 11/09/13: French papers largely focus on Syria and react to a Russian plan to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control. Le Figaro says this is a way for the US and France to save face. Libération, meanwhile, says this is a Russian ruse.
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2014-03-12 Nicolas Sarkozy
FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 12.03.14: French papers react to more revelations about the Sarkozy phone-tapping scandal, who could be part of a government reshuffle and Dominique de Villepin's...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 12.03.14: International papers continue to focus on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight. The Malaysian Star compares the search effort to looking for...
FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: French papers continue to react to what has been dubbed "Sarkozygate". Also making headlines: young people fleeing France, and Japan three years after...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: International papers largely focus on Japan, three years after the deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
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.