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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-07-07

"Murdoch empire in crisis"

The phone hacking row goes on in Thursday's international papers - as the pressure builds on the very top of News International. In other news, Strauss-Kahn's lawyers say they won't plead guilty to anything, and the US government has stirred a row - by interrogating a terrorism suspect on a boat in international waters.

The New York Times has spoken to Dominique Strauss-Kahn's US lawyer - who says he won't be pleading guilty to anything.

Phone hacking leads all the British papers - the Independent looks at the fallout for Rupert Murdoch's vast media empire, while the Telegraph says it has destroyed the credibility of British Prime Minister David Cameron.

And the Washington Post reveals the US government interrogated a terrorism suspect on a boat in international waters for two months - in breach of the Geneva convention.

By Elena CASAS

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2016-05-24 Austria

'Near miss' for Austria and the EU

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 24.05.16: Papers around the world focus on the results of Austria’s nail-biting presidential election. According to the Guardian, it was a "critical...

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2016-05-24 labour law

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FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 24.05.16: Papers focus on continued social unrest against the government’s recent changes to the labour code as well as the trade unions behind the...

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2016-05-23 France

'Politics is dead, long live politics'

Is there a fuel shortage in France? The government says "No" but Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France questions that. It reports on shortages at 100s of petrol stations. The queues...

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2016-05-23 Austria

'This is the age of the disgruntled'

We look at one of the Austrian papers as the presidential election there hangs on a knife-edge. If right-wing populist Norbert Hofer wins, he will be the first far-right head of...

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2016-05-20 EgyptAir Flight MS804

Missing AirEgypt flight: Radio Silence

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 20.05.16: French papers focus on the missing EgyptAir jet. For now, there are more questions than answers. If the terrorist hypothesis is confirmed, this...

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