The blogosphere comments on the floods in Vietnam. A Canadian police officer is the object of much ridicule amongst web users. And a group of American musicians improvise a concert on the New York subway.
Marc Perelman interviews José-Manuel Lamarque, Senior Reporter, Radio France ; Stefan de Vries, Correspondent of RTL4 (Dutch TV); and Richard Beardsworth, Professor of Political Philosophy at the Amercan University of Paris.
Marc Perelman interviews José-Manuel Lamarque, Senior Reporter, Radio France ; Stefan de Vries, Correspondent of RTL4 (Dutch TV); and Richard Beardsworth, Professor of Political Philosophy at the Amercan University of Paris
Online news websites are wondering what Putin can do to top his latest “badass” publicity stunt, as Gawker calls it. Also in today’s international press review, Sarkozy’s agenda for the G20 is on the front page of the Wall Street Journal; we look at coverage of the 33 trapped miners in Chile and speculation as to whether Romans wore socks with sandals! THURSDAY, 26th AUGUST 2010
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has unveiled an ambitious agenda for France’s forthcoming G20 presidency and ruled out an early exit from Afghanistan in a speech detailing his foreign policy priorities for the coming year.
This morning, Libération looks at France’s image overseas which has been damaged by Nicolas Sarkozy’s recent declarations on deporting the Roma, according to the paper. “If France wants to give lessons to the world, it needs to lead by example,” the editorial notes. Other stories: Nicolas Sarkozy’s preparations for the G20 summit and a poll showing Dominique Strauss Kahn would beat Sarkozy in the 2012 Presidential election: THURSDAY, 26th AUGUST 2010
In today’s international press review, we look at the The Washington Post’s intelligence blog where Jeff Stein analyses the old-fashioned techniques of a Russian spy ring cracked by the FBI. We also look at the Brazilian papers the day after their victory over Chile, Canadian papers analysing the huge number of arrests at last weekend’s G20 summit and finally the Daily Mail has a story of an owner reunited with his dog after five years. TUESDAY, 29th JUNE 2010
We head far from Europe to Toronto to the G20 summit where an inter logical front line seem to have divided north American leaders from their European counterparts on the question of how best to get the global economy back on track. Also to Greece where so much of the problems began for Europe recently and asking whether the next problem for the country won't be social unrest.