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Identity remains key in Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections
16/01/2016 - Spotlight on Asia

Identity remains key in Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections

The three candidates in Taiwan's election were unequal.

French weekly magazines review 3 January 2016

Most of the French weeklies took a well deserved break this week, so it's all about Le Canard Enchaîné and Le Point.
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) head Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa arrives for a meeting with the FIFA task force in Doha February 24, 2015.
31/12/2015 - Football

Sheikh Salman wants to split Fifa in two

Fifa presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa has revealed he wants to separate world football's governing body into two entities.
Preparations at polling stations in Bangui, Central African Republic
30/12/2015 - Central African Republic

Voters go to polls to rebuild Central African Republic

Voting has begun in the Central African Republic to elect a president and usher in stability after years of sectarian violence. Lines formed at polling stations in the capital Bangui amid heavy security.


French weekly magazines review 27 December 2015

Most magazines have double editions this week because of the two public holidays for Christmas and the New Year. They celebrate what makes France what it is today.

French press review 24 December 2015

French Press divided over President Hollande's plans to enshrine the state of emergency in the constitution and his drive to strip people convicted of terrorist offences of their French citizenship, ...

French press review 23 December 2015

Waning support for President Hollande's plan to enshrine state of emergency in French constitution; 150,000 signatories back presidential pardon appeal for battered sectagenarian sentenced to 10 ...

French press review 22 December 2015

Spain's hunt for a government after Sunday's hung parliamentary elections, questions about the state of emergency in France and Michel Platini's Waterloo are the stories making headlines in todays ...

French press review 21 December 2015

Spain faces political uncertainty as ruling conservatives fail to win majority in Sunday's parliamentary elections; UN Security Council resolution prescribes dialogue and negotiations as way forward ...

French weekly magazines review 20 December 2015

French magazines this week analyse the results of last week's regional elections and look into the crystal ball to discuss the upcoming 2017 presidential election, the next major election in France.