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US Congress rolls back some crisis-era bank regulation

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IN THE PRESS

Philip Roth: Polarizing, prolific, provocative

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IN THE PRESS

Is Zuckerberg's 'apology tour' just a Facebook-sized middle finger to Europe?

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Music show: Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee, Snow Patrol & Natalie Prass

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EYE ON AFRICA

Seven hour Burkina anti-terror raid leaves four dead

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THE DEBATE

From Foe to Friend? Iraq: The makeover of Muqtada al-Sadr

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France's newest political parties go to school

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ENCORE!

Hugh Coltman serves up a New Orleans-inspired musical gumbo

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PERSPECTIVE

'Macron sees high earners as key to getting the French economy moving again'

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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 : 2018-02-07

Groundbreaking find: Britain's oldest ancestor had 'black skin with blue eyes'

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, February 7: Is the Maldives becoming a proxy in the geopolitical war between China and India? The papers there seem to indicate so. Also, we look at the great peace expectations a few days before the Winter Games begin in South Korea. British researchers conclude the first modern Briton had black skin with blue eyes. Finally, Scottish cops are left red-faced after attending a call about a tiger on a farm!

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Is the Maldives a proxy for the geopolitical war between India and China? The Times of India looks at how both countries have vested interests in the resource-rich paradise island.

Is reunification really what South Korea young people want? The Christian Science Monitor looks at the economic toll on West Germany in the 1990s from absorbing the poorer East Germany and concludes that South Koreans may not actually want to be reunited.

Also, thanks to groundbreaking DNA technology, researchers in the UK conclude the first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes.

Finally, Scottish cops are left red-faced after attending a call about a tiger on a farm!

By Dheepthika LAURENT

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2018-05-23 North Korea

Philip Roth: Polarizing, prolific, provocative

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, May 23: Obituaries pour in for Philip Roth, one of America's most polarizing and prolific writers. We look ahead to North Korea's dismantling...

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2018-05-23 Facebook

Is Zuckerberg's 'apology tour' just a Facebook-sized middle finger to Europe?

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, May 23: We look at reactions to Mark Zuckerberg's 'grilling' before European lawmakers on Facebook data protection. Emmanuel Macron, who's set to meet...

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2018-05-22 Italian politics

'Shut Up and Drive': Saudi's paradoxical stance after female activists arrested

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, May 22: We look at reactions from the Italian and European papers as Italy awaits a decision about potential new prime minister Giuseppe Conte. Also,...

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2018-05-21 Venezuela

'A totally legitimate election free of fraud': Bolivarian News

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro maintains his hold on power. He is calling for a "great national dialogue" to secure a "permanent victory". We look at Venezuelan...

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2018-05-18 royal wedding

'How to accept a compliment'

IIN THE PAPERS – Friday, May 18: With just one day to go, we take a look at how the press is covering the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. We also find out...

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