In the press

‘Only the bikini is compatible with the values of the Republic’

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.08.16: Turkey is in the spotlight today after authorities announced yesterday plans to release some 38,000 prisoners. Analysts say Ankara is making room for alleged coup plotters. And here in France, the burkini scandal rages on. Prime Minister Manuel Valls draws criticism for joining calls for French Muslims to be "more discrete".