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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 : 2018-02-07

Groundbreaking find: Britain's oldest ancestor had 'black skin with blue eyes'

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, February 7: Is the Maldives becoming a proxy in the geopolitical war between China and India? The papers there seem to indicate so. Also, we look at the great peace expectations a few days before the Winter Games begin in South Korea. British researchers conclude the first modern Briton had black skin with blue eyes. Finally, Scottish cops are left red-faced after attending a call about a tiger on a farm!

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Is the Maldives a proxy for the geopolitical war between India and China? The Times of India looks at how both countries have vested interests in the resource-rich paradise island.

Is reunification really what South Korea young people want? The Christian Science Monitor looks at the economic toll on West Germany in the 1990s from absorbing the poorer East Germany and concludes that South Koreans may not actually want to be reunited.

Also, thanks to groundbreaking DNA technology, researchers in the UK conclude the first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes.

Finally, Scottish cops are left red-faced after attending a call about a tiger on a farm!

By Dheepthika LAURENT


2018-10-18 In the papers

'No free press in Arab world': Washington Post publishes Khashoggi's last column

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, October 18: India's #MeToo movement gains momentum as a minister resigns over claims of sexual harassment. The last ever piece by Saudi journalist Jamal...

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2018-10-17 In the papers

Nature under threat: Arresting pictures from Wildlife Photography Awards

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, October 17: We look ahead to Brexit talks in Brussels and French reactions to Emmanuel Macron's cabinet reshuffle. Britain is pioneering a new register...

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2018-10-16 In the papers

Blind support or strategic move? Australia mulls embassy move to Jerusalem

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, October 16: A year ago, high-profile Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated. Her family condemns the fact that her killers have not...

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2018-10-15 In the papers

Beginning of the end for 'Mutti'? State election reflects Merkel's unpopularity

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, October 15: Angela Merkel's coalition partner gets a drubbing in state elections in Bavaria. What does it mean for the federal government? Also, in his...

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2018-10-12 In the papers

'Mbappésque': The Life and TIME of Kylian Mbappé

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, October 12 2018: In the past year, French football star Kylian Mbappé has become a world-renowned star. The 19-year-old is not only gracing the cover of...

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