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Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina Faso

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Coverage of the plane crash that took 116 lives - almost half of them French

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Gaza: A Truce At All Costs?

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Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and Palestinians

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Latest update : 2010-09-01

For some, Obama’s Iraq speech leaves “too many questions unanswered”

Initial reaction to Obama’s Oval Office address is mixed online. The Slate’s Fred Kaplan found it “frustrating and unfocused”. The Wall Street Journal thinks Obama focused too much on the “huge price” and burdens of the last 7 years. Elsewhere we look at the problem of overweight recruits in the US Army and whether one junk food innovation, “deep-fried beer”, could contribute! WEDNESDAY, 1st SEPTEMBER, 2010

 

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Slate: Lost in a muddle
 
Washington Post: Obama's Oval Office speech was good, but the gravitas was great
 
Wall Street Journal: Oval Office Ambivalence
 
The Times: Iraqis fear a return to chaos as US troops pull out
 
International Herald Tribune: “Making Soldiers Fit to Fight, Without the Situps”
 
Gawker: “Deep fried beer”

 

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2014-07-25 plane crash

Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina Faso

The papers are awash in coverage of the Algerian plane crash – the third international plane disaster in just one week.

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2014-07-25 plane crash

Coverage of the plane crash that took 116 lives - almost half of them French

The French papers are leading with Air Algerie – the third major international plane crash in one week.

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2014-07-24 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and Palestinians

Alongside the increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza, a war of words and graphic images has broken out, with some arguing that Israel’s PR machine is breaking down.

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2014-07-24 Gaza Strip

French MPs face quandary in pro-Palestinian rallies

Big pro-Palestinian rallies unfold in Paris, posing a diplomatic conundrum for the Socialist Party, whose MPs took part – against the advice of party leaders.

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2014-07-23 Russia

Was the UN chief’s speech in Tel Aviv really a 'shameful message'?

A call for the Israeli army to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and in Europe the Daily Mail blames France and Germany for not reining in Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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