'Status: Chaos' But is the horrifying status quo in Aleppo nearing an end?
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FRENCH PAPERS, 15.12.16: Free paper 20 Minutes laments Western impotence in the face of ongoing suffering in Syria's second city. L'Obs, meanwhile, examines the "worrying silence" of conservative presidential candidate François Fillon as the "massacre" in Aleppo continues. And left-wing presidential hopeful Arnaud Montebourg will have to cough up €80,000 in unpaid party membership fees before he can formally announce his participation in the upcoming Socialist primaries.