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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 : 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


2018-02-23 radicalisation

A plan to get rid of radical Islam in France

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 23.02.18: The French papers are discussing the Macron government's plan to stop religious radicalisation in some communities. We also discuss Macron's plans...

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2018-02-23 gun control

'NRA’s Answer to Guns: More Guns'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 23.02.18: We take a look at Donald Trump’s call to arm teachers in US schools. The issue of gun control is deeply dividing the American people and the...

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2018-02-22 Donald Trump

Donald Trump's cheat sheet

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 22.02.18: The growing #neveragain movement takes the Florida capital, and the US papers discuss how Donald Trump came across at a meeting with the...

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2018-02-22 Syria

'Powerless in Syria' or 'Complicit in the bombings'?

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 22.02.18: We look at how the French papers are covering the bombings in Syria's Eastern Ghouta as well as the death of two French soldiers in Mali. We also...

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2018-02-21 Syria

Royal gatecrasher! Queen Elizabeth attends London Fashion Week

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, February 21: There's anger, horror and disbelief from the press after the latest air strikes demolish the Syrian neighbourhood of Eastern Ghouta....

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