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Latest update : 2014-07-25

Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina Faso

The papers are awash in coverage of the Algerian plane crash – the third international plane disaster in just one week.

Faso.net of Burkina Faso reports on the frenetic activity in Ouagadougou among government ministers, security services and flight experts in the early hours of Thursday morning, when news broke of Flight AH 5017.

Algeria’s TSA features an interview with an aeronautics specialist who discounts the theories that the flight AH 5017 was brought down by bad weather. He believes it could have been a technical fault or a terrorist attack.

Canada’s Toronto Star reports on the five Canadians who perished in the crash, and the Seattle Times explains shows that 2014 is already the deadliest year for flights in more than a decade.
 

By Kyle G. BROWN

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2017-12-18 handball

Triumph for French women's handball team: All hail 'The Fighters'

FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, Dec. 18, 2017: Le Figaro proclaims "the golden age of French handball" after the French women's team beat titleholders Norway to be crowned world...

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2017-12-18 ANC

France's Macron criticised for 'living like a king'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, Dec. 18, 2017: As the African National Congress prepares to pick its new leader, the South African press fears permanent party rifts. The ANC...

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2017-12-15 Yemen

US decides to 'let corporate greed run the internet'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Friday, Dec. 15, 2017: The American media is up in arms over a government agency's decision to scrap "net neutrality", which required internet service...

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2017-12-15 accident

Marine Le Pen's former right-hand man plans his political rebirth

FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, Dec. 15, 2017: "Horror" is on the front pages of many local papers after a train crashed into a school bus in southwestern France, killing four young...

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2017-12-14 Jerusalem

Turkey's push to be the 'champion of Palestine'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017: Turkish papers herald a "historic declaration" after Muslim countries meeting in Istanbul recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of...

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