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The World This Week - 29 August 2014

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Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

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Latest update : 2010-04-02

Robin Williams calls Australians ‘English rednecks’

In today’s international press review, we take a look at actor Robin William’s scandalous remarks about Australia which saw Prime Minister Kevin Rudd strike back. Even the Governor of Alabama got involved! Also, the continuing fallout of the child sex abuse scandal affecting the Catholic Church and we take a look at which April Fool’s jokes worked best. FRIDAY, 2nd APRIL, 2010

Here are the articles we looked at in today’s international papers:
 
The International Herald Tribune: Top European Clerics Defend Benedict
 
The Independent:  “Vatican was warned about paedophile priests in 1963”
 
The Huffington Post: Aussie PM Blasts Robin Williams Over 'English Rednecks' Quip
 
Sydney Morning Herald: PM's 'redneck' remark draws Alabama fury
 
The Independent: So, were you fooled”
 
The Daily Mail: Gorillas in the midst of grieving: London Zoo's three lonely 'wives' mourn the loss of their mate

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2014-08-29 French politics

Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers react to an interview the new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron gave to the right-wing magazine Le Point. He suggested scrapping the 35-hour...

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2014-08-29 Twitter

Canada and Russia exchange snarky tweets

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers across the world focus on the crisis in Ukraine after Kiev accused Moscow of de facto invasion. Amidst this threat of a serious...

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2014-08-28 French politics

Valls ♥ Business

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.08.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared his love for companies during a speech at the French employers' association yesterday. He received rapturous...

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron Economics'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: The leading story in the French press today is yesterday's cabinet reshuffle. According to a poll in Le Parisien, most French people welcome the...

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2014-08-27 tourism

'The capital of sex, drugs, alcohol, trash and trashy tourism'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: Papers across the world focus on a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Also, the...

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