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Uganda protests: 1 dead, several injured during clashes with police

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#MeToo and the court of public opinion

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S&P 500 ties record for longest bull run

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THE DEBATE

Day 100 for Oleg Sentsov: Crimean-born filmmaker on indefinite hunger strike

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‘Asia Weinstein’: Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

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Venezuela: Worsening economic crisis erodes Chavista stronghold

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Strike a pose: The Studio Harcourt on capturing star profiles across the decades

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EYE ON AFRICA

Jacob Zuma corruption scandal: Influence-peddling inquiry opens

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#MeToo accuser accused in turn

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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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2018-08-21 In the papers

‘Asia Weinstein’: Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

Tuesday, August 21, 2018: As floodwaters recede in Kerala, French communist paper l'Humanité issues a warning on climate change. Italian papers, which once attacked Asia Argento...

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2018-08-20 In the papers

'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 In the papers

‘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 In the papers

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 In the papers

'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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