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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2014-07-23

Was the UN chief’s speech in Tel Aviv really a 'shameful message'?

A call for the Israeli army to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and in Europe the Daily Mail blames France and Germany for not reining in Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Strong stuff in today’s press review:

Jerusalem Post: UN Shameful

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon pressed Israel and Hamas to put an end to an increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza. The Jerusalem Post calls his speech, “A Shameful Message.”

Jordan Times

The Jordan Times says Israel is quietly preparing to reoccupy Gaza – for good.

Peace Prize

On the contrary, argues Israel’s ambassador to the US. The Times of Israel reports on his view that Israeli forces have been so restrained and humane, that they should be up for the Nobel Peace Prize.

EU fails to agree on sanctions against Russia...but line is increasingly hawkish

In Europe, the Financial Times reports that foreign ministers have yet to impose tougher sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

France & Germany fail to bring Russia into line

Simon Heffer in the Daily Mail says that’s because countries like France and Germany are putting their own economies ahead of human lives.

By Kyle G. BROWN

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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