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Has Putin reached the limits of “badassery”?

Online news websites are wondering what Putin can do to top his latest “badass” publicity stunt, as Gawker calls it. Also in today’s international press review, Sarkozy’s agenda for the G20 is on the front page of the Wall Street Journal; we look at coverage of the 33 trapped miners in Chile and speculation as to whether Romans wore socks with sandals! THURSDAY, 26th AUGUST 2010

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Wall Street Journal: “Sarkozy outlines his G20 agenda”
 
Wall Street Journal: “A crusade to protect the baguette”
 
La Tercera: “Miners have lost almost 10 kilos and they’re working to free themselves in 36 degrees heat”
 
USA Today: “How they trapped themselves underground”
 
Christian Science Monitor: “Chile miners to get coping advice from NASA”
 
La Croix: Editorial
 
Gawker: “Vladimir Putin Reaches Limit of Badassery By Shooting Whale with Crossbow”
 
The Independent: “What have the Romans ever done for us?”

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