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Latest update : 2010-08-13

“Why is the world unmoved by the plight of Pakistan?”

The Independent in the UK asks why the response to Pakistan’s plight is slower to that of Haiti’s after the devastating earthquake there. We also look at Pakistani reaction to the international aid effort. This and other stories in today’s international press review: FRIDAY, 13th AUGUST 2010

 Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Independent (UK):Why is the world unmoved by the plight of Pakistan?”
 
The Nation (Pakistan): “Disaster still looms”
 
International Herald Tribune:Indian Forces Face Broader Revolt in Kashmir”
 
Japan Today: "38 of 47 prefectures checking whereabouts of elderly"

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