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Venezuela's Meltdown

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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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Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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From Turkey to Iran: (re)inventing kebab

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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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EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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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 : 2018-02-01

Moroccan 'Chibanis' celebrate victory in discrimination case against French state railway

Among the top stories in the French press: victory for more than 800 "Chibani" Moroccan workers in their case against the French state railway SNCF. They fought for years to demand fair compensation for their work. A court ruled in their favour in 2015 and the SNCF appealed. On Wednesday, that appeal was rejected. We look, too, at student protests over university reform. And at a report that women chess players play better than expected when competing with men.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2018-08-20 Alison SARGENT

'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 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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