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Latest update : 2010-08-20

“They came, they saw, they lost. And now they’re saying they won.”

The Independent’s Robert Fisk has put his poison pen to paper once again to ridicule the US pullout of Iraq. We take a look at his article as well as a more positive spin on things in the Wall Street Journal. Elsewhere, we look at international coverage of the French deportation of the Roma and a moving piece in the International Herald Tribune on the devastation in Pakistan’s Indus Valley. FRIDAY, 20th AUGUST 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
International Herald Tribune: “In France, Roma are a wedge issue”
 
The Guardian: “No one wants us. No place for us – not in Romania and not in France”
 
Wall Street Journal: “Winning the Peace in Iraq”
 
Le Figaro: “The real or false pullout from Iraq”
 
The Independent:Robert Fisk: US troops say goodbye to Iraq”
 
International Herald Tribune: “A lifetime washed away”
 
Huffington Post: “Obama Muslim Myth on the Rise”

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2017-08-22 Afghanistan war

'Here are six costly failures from America’s longest war. No. 1: cashmere goats'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 22.08.17: Yesterday the US President outlined his long-awaited strategy for resolving the nearly 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan. Donald Trump...

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2017-08-22 Emmanuel Macron

Charter of transparency…but no official ‘first lady’ title for Brigitte Macron

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 22.08.17: French President Emmanuel Macron is set to kick off a tour of Eastern Europe where he’s expected to address the thorny issue of “posted workers”....

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2017-08-21 Spain

Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during total solar eclipse

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, August 21: We look at the investigation in to the Spanish terror cell behind Barcelona's attack and tributes to the victims. The US and South Korea...

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2017-08-21 France

Fighting back: How can Europe protect citizens from 'soft target' terrorism?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, August 21: It's 'back to work' week for Emmanuel Macron after a 10-day break. He's laying the ground for debates around the hot topic of reforming...

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2017-08-18 Spain

Terror in Barcelona

PRESS REVIEW - Fri. 18.08.17: Papers in Spain and around the world react to yesterday's deadly terrorist attack on Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona. El Mundo calls for 'unity...

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