The Guardian looks at the personal and political relationship between presidential contenders Segolene Royal and François Hollande - we also look at soaring poverty in the US and the controversies swirling around Rick Perry and the death penalty.
The Guardian isn't impressed by Turkish prime minister Erdogan's Arab tour -saying he's playing a high stakes game.
The New York Times says shocking new US poverty statistics don't just represent this recession - but a lost decade.
The Atlantic raises new worries over Rick Perry and the death penalty.
La Stampa defends the Pope against allegations of complicity in covering up paedophilia.
And back in the Guardian, a sexier angle on the Socialist primaries - running for president against your ex.