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‘Asia Weinstein’ Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

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EYE ON AFRICA

Jacob Zuma corruption scandal: Influence-peddling inquiry opens

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#MeToo accuser accused in turn

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THE DEBATE

Venezuela's meltdown

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Greece turns the page on eight years of bailout programmes

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'A lot of IS group fighters are underground,' says US-led coalition spokesman

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Surviving hyperinflation in Venezuela

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IN THE PRESS

'A #MeToo leader made deal with her own accuser'

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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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 : 2018-01-30

Is this our future? Cape Town faces prospect of no more water

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, January 30: US First Lady Melania Trump is attending Donald Trump's inaugural State of the Union speech, her first appearance since his porn star sex scandal. Also, the water crisis worsens in South Africa as Cape Town faces the prospect of having to turn off city taps. Chile signs an agreement preserving an unprecedented amount of forest land. Finally, a young Australian explorer gets sweet revenge on her naysayers!

For more on our stories, check out the links below:

Melania Trump makes her first appearance since Donald Trump's porn star sex scandal. The US first lady plays a key role in Trump's presidency, as the New York Times explains. Is it time, though, to scrap the State of the Union address? That's what one former White House official argues in Fox News.

Meanwhile, Twitter has fun after the White House invitations featured a MAJOR type, as the Huffington Post reports.

Cape Town is facing a serious water crisis. Could this be the future of our wars over resources?

Also, an Australian teenager who's successfully skiied the North and South Poles and the Greenland ice sheet gets sweet revenge on her trolls.

By Dheepthika LAURENT

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2018-08-21 In the papers

‘Asia Weinstein’ Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

Tuesday, August 21, 2018: As floodwaters recede in Kerala, French communist paper l'Humanité issues a warning on climate change. Italian papers, which once attacked Asia Argento...

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2018-08-20 In the papers

'A #MeToo leader made deal with her own accuser'

Monday, August 20, 2018: The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento paid $380,000 to a former co-star who accused her of sexually assaulting him in a hotel room...

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2018-08-10 In the papers

‘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 In the papers

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 In the papers

'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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