Iran’s election authorities have excluded former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, from the country’s June 14 presidential ballot.
Latest update: 16/08/2011
Eurobonds: the elephant in the room
FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 16/08/11, French papers investigate possible reforms of the European Union ahead of a meeting between Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel. Meanwhile, in Spain World Youth Day is about to kick off. The Catholic event has sparked a scandal over its cost.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
LE PARISIEN: “A summit first and foremost to reassure investors”
LA TRIBUNE: “Nicolas Sarkozy’s Rubik’s cube”
LE FIGARO:“The cost of World Youth Day”
LE MONDE: “A Billionaire’s Vacation”