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20/09/2014

French press review 20 September 2014

The national dailies are all buzzing about Nicolas Sarkozy, France’s ex-president who vowed to quit politics when he lost the 2012 election.
19/09/2014

French press review 19 September 2014

This morning’s papers all report President François Hollande’s press conference in Paris on Thursday afternoon.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party's "Université d'été" summer meeting in La Rochelle, western France, 31 August 2014.
08/09/2014 - France

Far-right Front National at "gates of power" says French PM Valls

The far-right Front National is at the "gates of power" in France warned French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Sunday.

20/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 20 July 2014

President François Hollande visits Africa, infighting continues in the UMP as the scandals keep coming and there’s a warning to Israel that its policies are endangering its future ...
13/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 13 July 2014

The French weeklies are stunned by new Bygmalion woes for opposition UMP party and Nicolas Sarkozy’s comeback plans.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on July 2, 2014.
07/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy hit with fresh inquiry over election financing

Legal woes surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy mounted on Monday following a revelation that a fresh investigation is looking into the financing of his failed 2012 re-election bid.
Turkey's opposition parties agree to nominate joint candidate
01/07/2014 - International report

Turkey's opposition parties agree to nominate joint candidate

Two of Turkey's largest opposition parties have declared a joint candidate to stand against the country’s prime minister who is expected to make a bid for the presidency in August.
The Cannes Golden Palm
28/06/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

The Cannes Golden Palm

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the Cannes Film Festival. There’s listener letters, great music, and of course, the new quiz question.
Bernie Siben: A musical performer’s beliefs
21/06/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Bernie Siben: A musical performer’s beliefs

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about India’s recent legislative polls.
04/06/2014

African press review 4 June 2014

Al-Sisi's declared the winner in Egypt. The SA economy is not doing that badly, a banker claims. Nigeria's new central bank governor will have a tough job defending the naira.
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