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Latest update : 2013-07-29

Mideast peace process: 'a media circus which will fail'

The Mideast peace process resumes after a three-year gap. We look at reaction in the Israeli and Palestinian media. Also, two US publications are sounding the alarm about Bulgaria, which is now in its second month of protests. People there are furious at government corruption. Finally, China's People's Daily is saying jilted mistresses are doing a better job than government departments in fighting corruption there.

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Some of the articles mentioned in today's press review:

Israel’s Ynet News: The real pre-conditions for peace

Palestine Chronicle: Back to Square None – Netanyahu, Abbas to resume peace process that never was

Al Hayat: Egypt – The tough solution?

Wall Street Journal: Bulgaria’s Endless Protests

TIME magazine: A Bulgarian Spring? Entrenched Protests Challenge Eastern Europe’s Status Quo

The Independent : The jilted mistresses exposing corruption in China

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