INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Weds. 19/12/12: Algerian dailies hope French President François Hollande’s visit to Algeria will mark a new dawn in relations between the two countries. Meanwhile, The New York Times is hoping Congress will close gaping holes in the US’s existing gun laws. And The Independent wonders: other than predicting our impending doom, what have the Mayans ever done for us? Last but not least, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei joins Facebook.
Some articles from today’s international press review: