Several French papers are leading with the final stages of the Clearstream case. The Paris Prosecutor has requested an 18-month suspended sentence for former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, accusing him of having “colluded in manipulation”. The
The Irish Times interviews former Irish manager Brian Kerr who believes Ireland can beat France and qualify for next summer’s World Cup in South Africa. The paper notes that victory will nonetheless require the Irish side to “find a higher gear”. It
The Irish side is the last obstacle France must face if it is to qualify for next summer’s football World Cup in South Africa. “Les Bleus” will play “Les Verts” on the 14th November in Dublin and on the 18th November in Paris. Ireland is the best sid
The terror attack that killed dozens in southeastern Iran is on the front page of today’s Tehran Times. We also take a look at the front pages of the Italian papers which cover the Iranian attack. Theran has pointed the finger at the US which denie
The Washington Post reports that President Hamid Karzai’s portion of the vote in the recent election has been reduced to 47%. If confirmed, this would trigger a runoff between him and his closest competitor.
The Times of London alleges that the Italian Secret Service may be partly responsible for the death of 10 French soldiers in Afghanistan last year. When French troops took over from Italy in a region north of Kabul, they were not informed of secret p
Papers in India and Pakistan as well as around the globe are analysing the recent spate of militant attacks in Pakistan. Amongst the questions being asked - why are so many former Pakistani military personnel turning rogue?