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'830,000 people are dying every year because of unsafe sanitation'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Theresa May soldiers on; Israeli political turmoil; France's fuel protests

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'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

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YOU ARE HERE

Art Deco: France's love affair with the Roaring Twenties

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#THE 51%

India's vanishing women workers

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REPORTERS

Reporters: An outside view of France's Fifth Republic

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#TECH 24

Audrey Tang: A hacker-turned-minister in Taiwan

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The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

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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 : 2018-08-21

‘Asia Weinstein’: Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

Tuesday, August 21, 2018: As floodwaters recede in Kerala, French communist paper l'Humanité issues a warning on climate change. Italian papers, which once attacked Asia Argento for being a victim, are now eager to slam her as a hypocritical perpetrator after allegations she sexually assaulted a 17-year-old. For #MeToo's founder, the revelation shows that the movement is doing its job. We also look at reactions to the film “Crazy Rich Asians”, and a feminist camp designed for men.

By Alison SARGENT

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2018-11-16 In the papers

'Resignations, a coup and a day of hostility. But May fights on'

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, November 16: British papers focus on Brexit and the backlash over Theresa May's draft divorce deal. "Have they lost the plot?" asks the Daily Mail,...

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2018-11-15 In the papers

We're in the Brexs*it! Tabloids react to Theresa May's Brexit plans

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, November 15: The British press reacts to Theresa May getting her Brexit deal past her cabinet - although getting it past MPs will be tough. Irish women...

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2018-11-14 In the papers

Onion-gate? Australian hardware store sparks anger over changes to hot dog stand

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, November 14: We look at a political crisis in the Czech Republic involving the prime minister, his son and a kidnapping plot. We also look at reactions...

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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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