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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
 
1 million plays, £108 return: The Independent

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2014-07-25 plane crash

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2014-07-25 plane crash

Coverage of the plane crash that took 116 lives - almost half of them French

The French papers are leading with Air Algerie – the third major international plane crash in one week.

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2014-07-24 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Alongside the increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza, a war of words and graphic images has broken out, with some arguing that Israel’s PR machine is breaking down.

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2014-07-24 Gaza Strip

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2014-07-23 Russia

Was the UN chief’s speech in Tel Aviv really a 'shameful message'?

A call for the Israeli army to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and in Europe the Daily Mail blames France and Germany for not reining in Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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