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Latest update : 2011-06-20

Let the Greeks go it alone

In Monday's international papers - Greece is still making headlines, with London's ever controversial mayor urging a default, police move in to Brazil's favelas, and 30,000 people are kicked off a dating site - for not being hot enough.

The International Herald Tribune says it's Angela Merkel who comes off worst from the Greek crisis - while London mayor Boris Johnson tells the Telegraph Greece should just default and have done with it.

Brazilian paper O Globo says not all favela dwellers are happy with the army's cleansing operation.

The New York Times looks at Russian students trying to boost the reputation of legendary dissident couple Andrei Sakharov and Elena Bonner.

And the Guardian looks at a dating site that's thrown out 30,000 paying clients - because they're not good looking enough.

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