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Latest update : 2010-06-23

General McChrystal’s rock ’n’ roll interview

General McChrystal’s interview to Rolling Stone has caused quite the stir in the Obama Administration. We take a look at the article and some reaction in the US press. We also take a look at the fate of cities which host the Olympic Games in the Wall Street Journal. Finally, a look at the reaction in the European press to France’s dramatic and humiliating World Cup exit. WEDNESDAY, 23rd JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Rolling Stone: “The runaway general”
 
The Atlantic: “Obama Has to Fire McChrystal”
 
The Slate: “Stan Not the Man”
 
The Wall Street Journal: “The ruins of Modern Greece”
 
Reaction in press across Europe to France’s World Cup defeat: Corriere della Serra (Italy), Bild (Germany), El Mundo (Spain), The Irish Times, The Irish Independent.

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2014-10-22 Total

French papers pay tribute to Christophe de Margerie

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: There's lots of emotion in the French press as papers pay tribute to former Total CEO Christophe de Margerie following his death in a plane crash....

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2014-10-22 Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius and the lone walk to prison

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: Papers across the world focus on the sentencing of South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Opinions are split over the fairness...

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2014-10-21 Indonesia

Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.10.14: In Indonesia, Joko Widodo's arrival in the presidential palace after a peaceful transition is celebrated as a confirmation of the country's...

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2014-10-21 Total

Christophe de Margerie, a jovial and strategic boss

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 21.10.14: Papers focus on the sudden death of Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie after his private plane crashed in Moscow yesterday. Le Monde pays tribute...

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2014-10-20 France

Aubry adds to Hollande's woes

There’s more division within the ruling Socialist Party. This time Lille Mayor Martine Aubry has said party rebels are right about the direction the party should go in, Hollande...

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