Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black president, has died at the age of 95, President Jacob Zuma has announced.
Latest update: 03/09/2013
- Bashar al-Assad - chemical weapons - François Hollande - G20 - hacking - Iran - Sergei Lavrov - Syria - US military
'The Emperor with no clothes'
Le Figaro's exclusive interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is picked up by many papers worldwide. The editorial in the Syrian government paper Al Thawra reports on Assad's comments saying that Western allies are in disarray and likely to confront each other. Hezbollah paper Al Akhbar, in Lebanon, meanwhile, describes François Hollande as the Emperor with no clothes. We also look at Russian, British and American papers.
Some articles from today’s International press review:
Comment piece in The Guardian by Baroness Shirley Williams saying ‘Iran can help us with Syria’
The Slatest reports ‘Syrian Electronic Army is suspected of US marines website hack’
Wall Street Journal publishes photos of hacked version of Marines.com