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Somalia twin bombings kill 18 in Mogadishu

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Arming the "good guys"?

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THE DEBATE

Gun Control in the United States: Will the Florida shooting be the turning point?

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Giving a voice to the homeless in France

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'Never Again': The students pushing for US gun control

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A bright future for solar power

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Winter in France's Burgundy vineyards

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How French cyber police are patrolling the 'Dark Web'

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Marseille mon amour: Mediterranean city celebrates love

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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 : 2018-02-08

Australia's deputy PM sex scandal sparks debate over private life of public figures

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, February 8: Kim Jong-un's sister makes a historic visit to the South ahead of the Winter Games. The Independent reports that Turkey is recruiting former Islamic State group members to fight againt the Kurds. Australia's deputy prime minister is embroiled in a sex scandal. Japan's Princess Mako postpones her wedding, saying she needs more time - but is there trouble in paradise? Finally, hooliganism hits the genteel sport of lawn bowls!

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Who is Kim Jo-Yong, the sister of the North Korean leader? The papers look at her historic visit to the South.

The Independent reveals that Turkey has been secretly recruiting former Islamic State group fighters to battle the Kurds in Afrin.

Do politicians have the right to a private life? Australians ponder this as their deputy PM is caught in a sex scandal.

Japan's Princess Mako postpones her wedding, saying she needs more time - but the tabloids think there might be trouble in paradise with her commoner fiancé!

Finally, hooliganism scandalizes the genteel sport of... lawn bowls in the UK!

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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