Today we look at the Pakistani and American press in the continuing fallout of the Wikileaks story. We also look at the Turkish and British press as David Cameron ends his visit to Turkey. Jonathan Friedland in the Guardian looks at the Israeli right’s surprising call for a one-state solution to the Middle East conflict. Finally, we take a look at coverage of the slowest ever cross-Channel swim! WEDNESDAY, 28th JULY 2010
France’s flagship sports paper l’Equipe fetes France’s new football coach Laurent Blanc and his decisive start in the new job. Le Parisien also leads with Laurent Blanc and an interview he gave the paper. The new coach has decided not to pick any of the 23 players who represented France in South Africa for an upcoming friendly match against Norway. This and other stories in today’s French press review: WEDNESDAY, 28th JULY 2010
Michel Germaneau is on the front page of all French papers this morning. Al Qaeda in the Maghreb killed the 78-year-old aid worker after taking him hostage in Niger last April. Libération is critical of the media for not paying more attention to his captivity while Aujourd’hui en France takes a close look at the organisation behind the assassination, Al Qaeda in the Maghreb. This and other stories in today’s French press review: TUESDAY, 27th JULY 2010
Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, is the first Khmer Rouge leader to have been convicted by an international tribunal. He was found guilty of crime against humanity and war crimes. Tens of thousands of people are thought to have died during the communist regime in the late 70s.