S. Africa’s opposition party elects first black leaderMmusi Maimane cast his vote for the leadership of South Africa's Democratic alliance party on Sunday....shortly thereafter: the news was in: Maimane has…
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WWI centenary: Remembering those executed by their fellow soldiersEurope is marking the centenary of the beginning of World War One, one of the most violent and prolonged struggles of modern history. But European armies not only went to war…
The World's Papers
Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina FasoThe papers are awash in coverage of the Algerian plane crash – the third international plane disaster in just one week.
Coverage of the plane crash that took 116 lives - almost half of them FrenchThe French papers are leading with Air Algerie – the third major international plane crash in one week.
The World's Papers
Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and PalestiniansAlongside the increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza, a war of words and graphic images has broken out, with some arguing that Israel’s PR machine is breaking down.
French MPs face quandary in pro-Palestinian ralliesBig pro-Palestinian rallies unfold in Paris, posing a diplomatic conundrum for the Socialist Party, whose MPs took part – against the advice of party leaders.
In the world papers
Was the UN chief’s speech in Tel Aviv really a 'shameful message'?A call for the Israeli army to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and in Europe the Daily Mail blames France and Germany for not reining in Russian President Vladimir Putin.
France concerned about anti-SemitismIf the French public is supportive of a ban on Pro-Palestinian protests, it’s because of the potential for violence, and the rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents.
A look at the papers from around the world
Is there such thing as 'telegenic' victims of war?Anger at the rising death toll in Gaza has prompted some to ask for a stop to graphic postings, while others fear censorship. And with Russia suporting the UN Security Council…
IN THE FRENCH PRESS
2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESSFears of a spill-over of Israeli-Palestinian hostilities onto French soil, but will the big visit of faith leaders to the Elysée calm tensions?
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
The follies (and frailties) of 'Hashtag Activism'From the follies of "hashtag activism" to propaganda wars between East and West, Nigeria and Ukraine continue to motivate the scribes in today's papers.
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS