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

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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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Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

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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 : 2017-07-19

Shopping centre security robot 'commits suicide' out of boredom

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Wednesday, July 19: We look at reactions after the White House reveals that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met "informally" over dinner at the G20 summit. Also, Israel prepares for a "day of rage" over security measures at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Meanwhile, a Saudi woman is arrested for wearing a miniskirt and crop top in a video that went viral. Finally, a security robot in Washington "commits suicide" because it was bored.

By Dheepthika LAURENT

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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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