Latest update: 20/04/2011
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Deposed dictator health update!
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wed., 20/4/2011: As Bashar al-Assad struggles to deal with street demonstrations in Syria, we learn more about the health of Mubarak and Ben Ali in today’s papers. One is doing considerably better than the other, despite previous reports. Also, Ukraine’s clamp down on the media and the love lives of Twitter users...
Some articles from today’s international press review:
International Herald Tribune/New York Times: Syria is groping for answers
L’Orient le Jour (Lebanon): Damas drops a carrot but not the stick
Gawker: Hosni Mubarak is ‘Clinically Depressed’
Le Monde: Ben Ali is “doing well” in Saudi Arabia
Kyiv Post (Ukraine): Chernobyl donors conference falls short of goal
Wall Street Journal (Europe): Press under pressure in Ukraine
Daily Beast: Twitter users have shorter relationships