Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, who plays for FC Barcelona, has been placed under formal investigation for tax evasion by a judge in Spain. He is due to appear in court on September 17.
Latest update: 18/07/2012
Olympic Games also means Business
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Weds. 18/07/12: International diplomacy is in its 11th hour concerning Syria, says Carnegie Moscow Center Director Dmitri Trenin in China Daily. Meanwhile, the Independent explores how the Olympics are a golden business opportunity for British firms. And The Christian Science Monitor wonders if the Boy Scouts of America are out of touch with reality following their decision to uphold their ban on homosexuals.
Some articles from today’s international press review:
CHINA DAILY: “International diplomacy’s 11th hour”
YNET NEWS: “Prepare for Syria chaos”
GULF NEWS: “Playing ball with Saudi women”
ASHARQ ALAWSAT: “What if Romney wins?”
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: “Boy Scouts reaffirms ban on gays. Is it out of step with the times?”