The Guardian in the UK has a world exclusive on Russia and the Sochi Winter Games. It says the FSB, successor to the KGB, will "monitor all communications". The technology being used to keep track of everyone at the Olympics is branded "PRISM on steroids". We also look at US newspaper coverage of the commando raids in Libya and Somalia over the weekend. And at two papers arguing Bashar al-Assad could remain in power, something thought unthinkable even a month ago.
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.
Russian and Ukrainian papers offer differing reports of Sunday's referendum in Crimea, while Western media call for tougher sanctions against Russia.
French papers react to Crimea's "illegitimate" vote to join Russia and warn the West must stand firm in the face of Russian provocation.
French papers focus on the situation in Syria on the eve of the third anniversary of the civil war. Also, we look at how much it would cost Russia to integrate Crimea and black students...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 14.03.14: International papers focus on the situation in Syria on the eve of the third anniversary of the civil war. According to Asharq Alawsat, "the...
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INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 13.03.14: International papers continue to focus on the crisis in Ukraine ahead of that controversial referendum in Crimea. Also making the headlines:...