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Latest update : 2011-01-20

China and US view Hu’s visit differently

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thurs., 20/1/2011: There is considerable contrast in how Hu Jintao’s visit is perceived on the front page of the International Herald Tribune and China Daily. We also look at the rising cost of food and the unrest it could cause in North Africa and other regions of the world. Also: spies sleeping with eco-warriors, the scandal of “Austerity Mum” in the UK and Nicolas Sarkozy’s gaffe in Alsace…

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There is considerable contrast in how Hu Jintao’s visit is perceived on the front page of the International Herald Tribune and China Daily. We also look at the rising cost of food and the unrest it could cause in North Africa and other regions of the world. Also: spies sleeping with eco-warriors, the scandal of “Austerity Mum” in the UK and Nicolas Sarkozy’s gaffe in Alsace…
 
Here are the articles in today’s international press review:
 
International Herald Tribune: “Obama welcomes Hu, gingerly”
 
Financial Times: Superpower leaders side by side but worlds apart
 
China Daily: “New chapter in relations”
 
Le Temps (Switzerland): Cartoon on former Tunisian President’s bank account being frozen in Switzerland
 
Le Temps (Switzerland): ‘Return of riots over the cost of living’
 
The Guardian:Undercover policeman married activist he was sent to spy on”
                                                                                                             
Daily Mail: “'Money's so tight I've had to cancel the heli-taxi', says self-styled austerity mum”

 

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