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Latest update : 2012-09-04

Barack Obama and a bowl of chili: what's the link?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tuesday 7th September: What does Barack Obama get up to behind closed (White House) doors? Find out in today's International Herald Tribune. Also, South Africa's Mail and Guardian ask if an inquiry into the death of 34 minters will be useful, and the China Daily counts the cost of students going back to school - and it runs into thousands of euros!

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