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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 : 2018-02-07

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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2018-02-23 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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