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Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

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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 : 2013-10-07

Guardian exclusive: Russia to monitor 'all communications' in Sochi

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.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2017-10-19 China

Russia's 'Paris Hilton' launches presidential bid for 2018 elections

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, October 19: We take a look at reactions to Xi Jinping's speech at the Communist party's congress. Donald Trump is embroiled in a scandal after...

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2017-10-19 France

Space kitty: Should Félicette, the first cat sent to space, get her own memorial?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, October 19: France braces for a new day of protesting as the country's main union leads demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's labor and tax...

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2017-10-18 photography

Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Weds. October 18: The Chinese papers are giddy with excitement over the 19th Communist Party congress. Also, the Islamic State group loses control of its...

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2017-10-18 France

'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. October 18: The 19th Chinese Communist Party congress is underway in what some call the "Superbowl" of Chinese politics. This as President Xi Jinping...

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2017-10-17 Malta

'Black day for democracy': Malta in mourning after top journalist is murdered

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, October 17: It's a “black day” for democracy, the Maltese papers announce after one of its most prominent investigative journalists is murdered. In...

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