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Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

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Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

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Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

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IN THE PRESS

‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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IN THE PRESS

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 : 2016-06-09

Le Figaro: 'Government capitulation' to railway workers fails to stop strike action

With the Euro 2016 football tournament about to kick off this Friday in France, Le Figaro leads on the decision by three railway workers' unions to continue their strike action. They are doing so, the paper says, despite the "the government's capitulation" to their demands. Le Monde, meanwhile, points to growing euroscepticism in France reporting that "only 38 per cent of the French have a positive view of the EU". And we look at coverage of the Euro 2016 event.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2018-08-10 Alison SARGENT

‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, August 10: After Israel and Hamas agree to a ceasefire in Gaza, the New York Times wonders if the flare-up of violence was a negotiating tactic for a...

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2018-08-09 Alison SARGENT

Male cheerleaders make their debut in the NFL

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, August 9: Overnight air strikes in Gaza share front pages in Israel with the ongoing debate over the country's controversial new nation-state law. We...

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2018-08-07 Solange MOUGIN

'And the heat goes on...'

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, August 6: We take a look at how the press is covering the seemingly never-ending heatwave that’s hitting Europe. We also see how the Iranian press is...

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2018-08-08 Laurent BERSTECHER

Joseph Kabila approaches ‘moment of truth’ as deadline to name successor looms

IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, August 8: Today we take a look at Joseph Kabila’s “moment of truth”, with the DRC president set to either name a successor or announce his intention to...

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2018-08-07 In the papers

‘Oh Puree’ : France Pays Tribute to Chef Joël Robuchon

IN THE PAPERS- Tuesday, August 7: The French papers say goodbye to one of the country's great chefs, Joël Robuchon. We also find out about the diplomatic conflict between Canada...

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