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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.

By Elena CASAS

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2016-12-06 Syria

US President-elect Donald Trump sparks controversy with his 'improvised diplomacy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: Papers around the world focus on the situation in eastern Aleppo where the Syrian regime continues to gain ground against rebel fighters....

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2016-12-06 Manuel Valls

Can Valls 'reconcile' the divided left?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: After much speculation, Manuel Valls makes it official: he's throwing his hat into the crowded ring for the left-wing presidential primary. But...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16: For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica, Matteo Renzi has been dealt a crushing blow after 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera, meanwhile,...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

'Hollande's protégé steps forward after palace coup'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 02.12.16: British paper The Times describes President Hollande's decision not to run for a second term as a "palace coup" by none other than his former...

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