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Latest update : 2011-11-15

Did Israel assassinate an Iranian nuclear scientist?

In today's international press round up - we look at the challenges facing Mario Monti, whether Israel assassinated an Iranian nuclear scientist, and the press going on trial in the UK.

Corriere della Sera reports Mario Monti has threatened to resign if he can't get political consensus - and they also have a whole alphabet of 26 things they want him to do.

The Israeli press, including the Yedioth Ahronaroth, report both Western and Iranian intelligence sources saying Mossad may have been behind this weekend's assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist.

The Guardian looks at how far the Occupy movement has spread around the world - with a handy map.

The Independent says the press is on trial in the UK, as the Leveson inquiry kicks off into phone hacking - and it's already caused 58% of people to lose faith in journalists, according to the Guardian.

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2017-02-24 Syria

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa cause tension with Nigeria

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 24.02.17: Papers focus on the situation in Syria, where Turkish-backed troops have managed to recapture Al Bab, a major stronghold of the Islamic...

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2017-02-24 François Bayrou

A cow named Fine, star of the Paris Agriculture Fair

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 24.02.17: Papers continue to react to an alliance in the political centre between François Bayrou from the MoDem party and Emmanuel Macron from the "En...

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2017-02-23 Mexico

'Pineapple Pizza Tests Limits of Presidential Power in Iceland'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 23.02.17: US officials receive a "chilly" welcome in Mexico with tensions running high over immigration. Meanwhile, British papers wonder if their...

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2017-02-23 François Bayrou

French papers react to alliance between centrists Macron and Bayrou

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 23.02.17: Papers react to yesterday's surprise announcement of a centrist alliance between Emmanuel Macron and longstanding centrist politician François...

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2017-02-22 Donald Trump

93 candles for Robert Mugabe

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.02.17: In the US, President Donald Trump directs his administration to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively, drawing mixed...

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