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Latest update : 2010-06-16

Bloody Sunday: “The day they said sorry” (The Irish Times)

The editorial headline in today’s Irish Times speaks volumes – after 38 years, an official apology was finally forthcoming from the British Government for what the Saville Inquiry acknowledges was the 'unjustified’ and 'unjustifiable' killing of 14 unarmed civilians in Derry, Northern Ireland in January 1972. Other stories covered: Brazil plays a practical joke on the world and US General Petraeus faints under tough questioning! WEDNESDAY, 16th JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
BRITISH AND IRISH PAPERS LEAD ON BRITAIN’S APOLOGY FOR BLOODY SUNDAY MASSACRE:
 
The Guardian  :”38 years on, justice at last” (+ editorial “Derry’s moment of truth”)
 
The Independent: ‘Truth and Reconciliation (+ Robert Fisk: “The innocent became the guilty and the guilty innocent”)
 
The Irish Times: "On behalf of our country I am deeply sorry" (+ editorial: “The day they said sorry”)
 
GENERAL PETRAEUS FAINTS UNDER TOUGH QUESTIONING, BUT HE’S NOT ALONE!
 
Washington Post:Petraeus spell: Five other political passouts
 
BRAZIL PLAYS A PRACTICAL JOKE ON THE WORLD!
 
The New York Times: “A Brazilian Twitter Campaign That Really Is for the Birds”
 
O Globo: “Sucesso no Twitter, 'Cala boca Galvão' ganha o mundo e vira até 'música' de Lady Gaga”
 
 

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