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Ethiopia corruption crackdown: Former Head of military-led firm arrested

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MEDIAWATCH

Gazan TV bombing: attack on the press or military strike on a propaganda tool?

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THE DEBATE

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst figting since 2014

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ENCORE!

She's alive: Discovering Mary Shelley, 200 years after Frankenstein was published

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Saudi Arabia's increasing influence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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IN THE PRESS

The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

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PERSPECTIVE

Nov 13 Paris terror attacks: 'Islam is part of the solution'

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THE INTERVIEW

'Iran has shown patience and continues to be part of nuclear deal'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tensions within DR Congo opposition as deal on joint candidate falls apart

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IN THE PRESS

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.

Latest update : 2018-01-30

Is this our future? Cape Town faces prospect of no more water

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, January 30: US First Lady Melania Trump is attending Donald Trump's inaugural State of the Union speech, her first appearance since his porn star sex scandal. Also, the water crisis worsens in South Africa as Cape Town faces the prospect of having to turn off city taps. Chile signs an agreement preserving an unprecedented amount of forest land. Finally, a young Australian explorer gets sweet revenge on her naysayers!

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Melania Trump makes her first appearance since Donald Trump's porn star sex scandal. The US first lady plays a key role in Trump's presidency, as the New York Times explains. Is it time, though, to scrap the State of the Union address? That's what one former White House official argues in Fox News.

Meanwhile, Twitter has fun after the White House invitations featured a MAJOR type, as the Huffington Post reports.

Cape Town is facing a serious water crisis. Could this be the future of our wars over resources?

Also, an Australian teenager who's successfully skiied the North and South Poles and the Greenland ice sheet gets sweet revenge on her trolls.

By Dheepthika LAURENT

Archives

2018-11-13 In the papers

The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, November 13: We look at PTSD in survivors of the Paris attacks, three years on. Recordings shared by Turkish authorities into the death of Jamal...

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2018-11-12 In the papers

Would you let your boss micro-chip you? Controversial plan aims to 'protect data'

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, November 12: We look at front-page reactions to Remembrance Day commemorations. Things got political here in Paris, with Emmanuel Macron's thinly veiled...

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2018-11-09 In the papers

Papers 'sickened' by racial profiling at Paris Saint-Germain

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, November 9: It's the German "day of fate" and papers are marking a series of anniversaries, notably 80 years since hundreds of Jews were killed during...

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2018-11-08 In the papers

Soldier reunited with 'puppy of war' he saved in Syria

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, November 8: We look at reactions to Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi finally being released from prison, a week after she was acquitted of blasphemy....

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2018-11-07 In the papers

Women, diversity win big at US midterms

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, November 7: In this special edition, we follow social media reactions and online analysis to the US midterm elections.

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