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Latest update : 2010-04-14

Romanian politics and the ‘power of the purple flame’

The Irish Times takes a look back over Romanian politics in the past few months, notably accusations that the current President used witchcraft to sabotage his opponent during a tv debate! We also look at the controversial decision to bury the late Polish President at the historic Varvav Cathedral. This and other stories in today’s international press review… WEDNESDAY, 14th APRIL, 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Polish front pages: Fakt, Metro, Gazeta Wyborcza
 
Poland’s Unity Is Disrupted by Plans for President’s Interment: New York Times
 
Poland: A nation haunted by demons: The Independent
 
The Vatican and homosexuals, the beginning of a new controversy: Il Messagero (Italy)
 
“Fury of gay groups over cardinal’s abuse claim”: The Guardian
 
“Opposition leader scorns dark arts of Romanian politics”: The Irish Times
 
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