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Latest update : 2011-09-23

'Palestinian independence is inevitable'

In Tuesday's pick of the international press, we look at several different views on the Palestinian bid for statehood, whether Yemen could be the new Libya, and the fallout over phone hacking at the News of the World.

Der Spiegel interviews Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad - who says that whatever happens at the UN, a two-state solution is inevitable.

The Jerusalem Post says that not only must the bid be defeated - but Israel should withhold Palestinian taxes.

Haaretz balances somewhere in the middle - talking about the tricky position of President Obama.

The Atlantic looks at whether Yemen could be the new Libya.

Greek paper Kathimerini says the government is planning a referendum on whether or not to stay in the euro.

And phone hacking is back on British front pages - with the news that Milly Dowler's family are set to accept a 3 million pound settlement from News International.

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2017-03-24 François Fillon

France's Fillon insists President Hollande is behind efforts to tarnish him

FRENCH PAPERS, 24.03.17: Le Figaro leads with accusations by conservative presidential candidate François Fillon that French President François Hollande has been orchestrating...

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2017-03-23 London

'Terror in Westminster'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 23.03.17: Join us as we take a look at reactions in the press and on social media to yesterday's terrorist attack on Westminster in London. Amid the...

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2017-03-22 Brussels attacks

Brussels attacks, one year on: 'What if their hate has contaminated us?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Belgium marks the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 32 people. For a week now, Belgian media and politicians have been...

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2017-03-22 François Fillon

French interior minister quits over holiday jobs for daughters

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Another day, another scandal. Yesterday, French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned after it emerged he had hired his two daughters as...

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2017-03-21 Northern Ireland

Martin McGuiness, 'terrorist turned statesman', dies at 66

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.03.17: Papers react to the death of Martin McGuinness, the Irish rebel who went on to be Northern Ireland's deputy first minister for a decade. He...

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