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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.

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Latest update : 2014-07-24

Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and Palestinians

Alongside the increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza, a war of words and graphic images has broken out, with some arguing that Israel’s PR machine is breaking down.

In the Huffington Post, British author and journalist Paul Mason argues that Twitter is being used increasingly effectively by Palestinian supporters, by victims on both sides and above all, by journalists.

Analyst Deepa Kumar argues in Salon the US has fallen in with the Israeli government’s message, but an American public increasingly exposed to the bloodletting is starting to get a different picture of the conflict than the one given by conventional media outlets.

It’s been more than 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped, and the country’s biggest daily, The Punch speculates on where all the money for beefing up the armed forces has gone, when Boko Haram seems better equipped and readier for battle than the Nigerian army.

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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