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Latest update : 2010-08-30

"Could New Orleans face Katrina 2?"

In today’s international press review, we look at the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The press wonders of the new construction system in New Orleans will hold future hurricanes. In other news: Pakistan hit by a cricket scandal and the Beijing Opera under threat.

Christian Science Monitor: “Would the new levee system resist Katrina 2?”
New York Times: “The big uneasy” documentary comes out today
The Guardian: “Cricket scandal- Has Pakistan cheated before?”
The Independent: “Cricket was all Pakistan had… now it has nothing”.
The International Herald Tribune: “Ancien Beijing opera struggles to survive in modern China”

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS



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