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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-08-30

Let al-Megrahi die in peace

In Tuesday's international papers, we look at whether the convicted Lockerbie bomber should be allowed to die in peace in Libya, why Algeria has welcomed the Gaddafi family, and at Chinese artist Ai Weiwei calling Beijing "a Kafkaesque nightmare".

Algerian paper El Watan analyses why the country has chosen to welcome Gaddafi's family - saying the government has shot itself in the foot.

The Independent argues convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi should be allowed to die in peace in Libya - despite widespread calls for his extradition.

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei writes in Newswee, calling Beijing 'a Kafkaesque nightmare city'.

And German millionaires launch an appeal in Die Welt - calling on the government to tax them more.

By Elena CASAS

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