IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, February 7: Is the Maldives becoming a proxy in the geopolitical war between China and India? The papers there seem to indicate so. Also, we look at the great peace expectations a few days before the Winter Games begin in South Korea. British researchers conclude the first modern Briton had black skin with blue eyes. Finally, Scottish cops are left red-faced after attending a call about a tiger on a farm!
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Is the Maldives a proxy for the geopolitical war between India and China? The Times of India looks at how both countries have vested interests in the resource-rich paradise island.
Is reunification really what South Korea young people want? The Christian Science Monitor looks at the economic toll on West Germany in the 1990s from absorbing the poorer East Germany and concludes that South Koreans may not actually want to be reunited.
Also, thanks to groundbreaking DNA technology, researchers in the UK conclude the first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes.
Finally, Scottish cops are left red-faced after attending a call about a tiger on a farm!