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28/01/2013 - Mali - France

Islamists burn priceless manuscripts as French-led troops surround Timbuktu

Islamists torched a building where priceless ancient manuscripts were stored, as they fled Mali's famous desert city of Timbuktu, which French-led troops were surrounding on Monday.

02/01/2013 - France

French satirical magazine publishes comic book of Prophet Mohammed

A French satirical magazine whose offices were firebombed after it published cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed has published a comic book biography of Islam's founder.


French press review 15 November 2012

All change in China ... perhaps. Why did Ahmed al-Jaabari die? Is the French left on the ideological run? Is more austerity in Europe feasible?

French press review 14 November 2012

No prizes for guessing who's dominating this morning's French front pages. Yesterday, the French president, François Hollande, gave his first press conference, six months into the job.

French weekly magazines review

The weeklies are dominated by the controversial debate regarding the legalization of gay marriages in France; the rise of religious fanaticism; Tuesday’s U.S.
US court rejects call for YouTube to block Innocence of Muslims
21/10/2012 - International media

US court rejects call for YouTube to block Innocence of Muslims

Richard Falk, professor of International law at Princeton University, examines the rejection by a US federal court of a new legal attempt to force YouTube to to withdraw the anti-Islamic film ...
02/10/2012 - France - Iran

Protesters attack French embassy in Tehran over Mohammed cartoons

A small group of protesters, most of them women, on Tuesday attacked an Iranian police post protecting the French embassy in Tehran and threw stones at visitors to the mission before being arrested, ...
25/09/2012 - France

Charlie Hebdo to publish 'responsible' and 'irresponsible' versions after Mohammed cartoons row

The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which caused a furore by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed last week, announced on Monday that it plans to publish two separate issues on ...
University of Philippines bans Innocence of Muslim
24/09/2012 - World news explained

University of Philippines bans Innocence of Muslim

As demonstrations against the low-budget movie Innocence of Muslims continue across the Muslim world, a professor in the Philippines has taken a stand for free speech and shown the internet film at a ...

French weekly magazines review

This week French magazines are all about the ravages of the amateur video mocking the Prophet Mohammed that has enraged Muslims the world over.