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Latest update : 2011-02-22

Cameron accompanies weapons firm chiefs on Arab states tour

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues., 22/2/2011: Front pages around the world are leading with the bloody crackdown on protests in Libya. Many papers speak of a massacre as mercenaries round on civilians. The British press is critical of David Cameron as it emerged that he will spend the next three days touring undemocratic Gulf states with leading defence manufacturers. We finish with a look at dreams and whether they can predict the future.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
L’Orient le Jour: ‘Un carnage signé Kadhafi’ (“Carnage at the hands of Gaddafi”)
 
Gulf News: “Libyan regime collapsing”
 
Al-Khaleej (United Arab Emirates): Editorial criticizes the West for not intervening in the “massacre” in Libya
 
International Herald Tribune: “Besieged Gaddafi regime fights back”
 
Wall Street Journal: “European ties with Libya questioned”
 
Today’s Zaman (Turkey): “PM refuses to return Gaddafi award in face of calls from civil society”
 
The Guardian: “Cameron takes arms firm chiefs on trade tour of Arab states”
 
The Times: “Wind of change blows Cameron off course”
 
The Guardian: “Can dreams predict the future”

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