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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.

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Latest update : 2013-07-24

'Is pain relief being provided for the royal birth? And where can we get it?'

We look at reaction by The Independent's Robert Fisk to the latest tension in Egypt. There's also a comment piece by Javier Solana, former EU High Representative for Foreign Policy, who argues the Middle is "sinking deeper into instability". Papers also look at Mali, where elections will be held this Sunday. One commentator says "the colonial powers are forcing Mali to the polls". Oh yes, and there's that baby.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:


The Independent’s Robert Fisk: ‘Was it four killed? Or nine? In Egypt, deaths no longer have any meaning’

The Moscow Times: ‘The Middle East is sinking deeper into instability’

The Guardian: ‘The colonial powers are forcing Mali to the polls’

Daily Mail: ‘Baby’s first royal wave’

China Daily cartoon on royal baby frenzy

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