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Latest update : 2010-07-15

The Queen in the red?

In today’s international press review, we learn that Queen Elizabeth II is facing the economic crisis. We also talk about today’s meeting between President Obama and the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

 

Benjamin Netanyahu is due to meet Barack Obama for the fifth time today. According to the Christian newspaper La Croix, Israel has become more and more isolated form the international community. Essentially, the aim of this meeting is to warm relations with the US.
 
The Israeli newspaper Haaretz says the two leaders each have a goal.
“Obama needs an achievement to show the world that America is not lost and Netanyahu wants to reverse Israel’s bad reputation”, says the paper.
 
Yet for the Washington Post, both men only have one “simple mission: get their picture taken together”.
 
Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal and The Independent report about Queen Elizabeth II facing the economic crisis.
 
And finally, the South China Morning Post shows us an impressive photo…

 

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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