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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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2018-08-10 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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