FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 17/07/12: Le Parisien covers an exclusive report that has established a probable link between France's nuclear testing in the '60s and certain cases of cancer. Meanwhile, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici talks to Le Monde about the challenges facing the government. And Libération publishes controversial police recordings from the Mohamed Merah siege in Toulouse.
It's International Kissing Day and one French magazine is arguing Frenchies are not so hot after all. There's also the tears of joy and upset as French high school students get their "bac" results. And tennis ace Jo-Wilfried Tsonga poses naked à la the French rugbymen in support of a cancer charity. That's the focus for this edition Friday 6th July, 2012.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home from Havana Friday, declaring to local television that his radiation therapy had been successful. He had two surgeries in the past year to remove tumours.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez telephoned state TV on Monday following a nine day silence that triggered rumours he had died while undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba. He attributed the rumours to "dirty war."
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba's capital Havana Sunday to undertake a second round of radiation therapy as part of his back-and-forth cancer treatment. Chavez is expected to complete five weeks of therapy in Cuba in total.
Recent medical progress is allowing our pets to live longer, healthier lives. In this week's show we speak to vets in France, the UK and Canada to find out what's on offer in the growing world of pet medicine.
Papers report on the death of France 2 television journalist Gilles Jacquier in Homs in Syria. They also look at a new study showing that the French work "six weeks less per year than the Germans". Other stories include a workers' protest at Père Lachaise cemetery, and the viability of France's nuclear industry. That's the focus for this Thursday 12th January 2012.
Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez (pictured) in fact never had cancer, despite being diagnosed with the disease last month, her spokesman said Saturday, just days after she had her thyroid gland removed.
Argentina's popular president Cristina Fernandez was successfully operated on for thyroid cancer on Wednesday. Doctors predicted a complete cure without chemotherapy, since preoperative tests showed the cancer had not spread.
International police agency Interpol has issued a "red notice" for the arrest of the founder of PIP, the now-defunct manufacturer of faulty breast implants that French medical authorities have urged thousands of women to have removed.