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IN THE PAPERS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-08-17

Natural catastrophes: next up, solar storms?

The papers this morning continue to ask why Western donors are snubbing Pakistan after giving so generously to Haiti. We also look at another natural catastrophe that may lie around the corner: solar storms which could wreak havoc on global electrical grids. These and other stories in today’s international press review: TUESDAY, 17th AUGUST 2010

 Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Globe and Mail: “Why Western donors are snubbing Pakistan after giving to Haiti”
 
International Herald Tribune: “The sun also surprises”
 
China Daily: “China overtakes Japan in economic prowess”
 
The Guardian: “Size isn’t everything: Cautious Beijing is all too aware it still has a long way to go”
 
The Times: “Sarkozy sparks memories of Gestapo as he rounds up Roma for expulsion”
 
The Times: “Blair tries to turn the page with a £5m donation”
 
Daily Mail: “I may be 50 but I can’t bear to sleep without my teddies”

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