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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-09-20

After Putin, Rohani writes in the US press

INTERNATIONAL PRESS – Fri. 20/09/13: Iranian President Hassan Rohani writes a piece in the Washington Post urging world leaders to "seize the opportunity" presented by his election to engage Iran in constructive dialogue. Also in the papers: Germany's election and a frank interview given by Pope Francis.

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Some articles from today’s International press review: 

WASHINGTON POST: Op-Ed by Hassan Rohani

THE GUARDIAN: “Iran: An opportunity to be seized”

ASHARQ ALAWSAT: “Obama tests Iran”

INDEPENDENT: “Merkel rival’s ballot stunt backfires”

AMERICA: Pope Interview: “A big heart open to God”

SLATE: “Pope Francis is a Flaming Liberal”

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