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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 : 2018-03-21

Where is Mark Zuckerberg? Tech mogul stays mum on data breach scandal

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, March 21: We look at reactions in the international press to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's police custody. Also, where is Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg? The tech mogul is nowhere to be seen amid a massive data scandal. China sets up its government-funded media behemoth, Voice of China. Time magazine reveals that Russia and Venezuela may be working together to thwart US sanctions against them. Finally, a gorilla goes viral for walking like a human!

For more on our stories, check out the links below:

Mark Zuckerberg cops a lot of criticism for his absenteeism during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook says he's working to investigate the data breach, but Gizmodo - in a searing piece - says maybe he can't be bothered.

Also, Time magazine reveals that Russia helped Venezuela develop its cryptocurrency as an experiment in evading US sanctions.

Finally, Louis the gorilla goes viral for walking upright like a human!

By Dheepthika LAURENT


2018-09-18 In the papers

Should supermodels' catwalk strut be protected by copyright?

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, September 18: We look at reactions from the papers as the two Korean leaders meet for a summit aimed at avoiding "clashes and nukes". Also, the papers in...

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2018-09-17 In the papers

Berta Cáceres murder trial: Was Honduran govt involved in environmentalist's death?

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, September 17: We look ahead to a crucial meeting between Turkey and Russia to discuss the looming battle in Syria's last rebel-held province of Idlib....

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2018-09-14 In the papers

'Can you imagine de Gaulle selling mugs?' Elysée palace launches pop-up store

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, September 14: As Hurricane Florence swirls into the Southeast US, Donald Trump kicks up a storm of a different kind by denying the death toll from last...

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2018-09-13 In the papers

Protest or disrespect? Australian schoolgirl's anthem protest sparks national debate

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, September 13: Should the Catholic Church re-evaluate celibacy among priests? That's one of the questions asked in the papers after a new report reveals...

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2018-09-12 In the papers

'Monster' storm to hit the US

Wednesday, 12 September 2018: We take a look at how the American press is covering the approaching Hurricane Florence and see why some citizens decide to "hunker down at home"...

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