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French press review 8 October 2015

Advocate of "all White France", Nadine Morano booted out of Nicolas Sarkozy's party lists for regional elections; Volkswagen faces up to 80 billion euros fine for its polution-cheating ...

African press review 8 October 2015

African press applauds China's offer to build 100 hospitals in Africa as Sino African health development forum closes in Cape Town; Boko Haram insurgents meet deadly fire in daring attack on Yobe ...

African press review 7 October 2015

Climate change tracker ranks South Africa 12th highest emitter of green house gases; expropriated Kenyan businessman posts message to President Kenyatta in newspaper ad; and Nigeria's Senat snubs ...

French press review 7 October 2015

The people of Palermo win praise for offering befitting resting place to fallen boat people; and the French government is trapped in union violence at struggling Air France.


French press review 6 October 2015

Tax evasion by multinational corporations will soon be a thing of the past. Pigs will fly.

African press review 6 October 2015

The former Nigerian oil minister arrested last week is back in the news in London. Governance is going backwards in Africa. So, sadly, are economic growth prospects.

French weekly magazines review 4 October 2015

Is the outcome of December's Paris climate conference a foregone conclusion? Are the French correct in thinking they can't afford to take in more migrants?

French press review 3 October 2015

Syria invited itself to yesterday's four-nation summit on Ukraine, and completely stole the show. French economic growth figures trail behind European averages.

African press review 3 October 2015

A former Nigerian oil minister is released on bail in London, arrested by officers investigating suspected bribery and money-laundering offences. Burundi is to get less aid cash from Belgium.

French press review 2 October 2015

As Russian aircraft continue to bomb targets in Syria, and a conference opens in Paris to assess the progress of peace in Ukraine, it's not too surprising to find Russian President Vladimir Putin on ...