INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Weds. 19/06/13: International papers continue to react to unrest in Brazil. The Christian Science Monitor points out that these protests are part of a global trend, following in the footsteps of India and Turkey. Meanwhile papers explore a new peaceful way of protesting in Turkey: #Standingman.
FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. 19/06/13: Libération reacts to France’s “cultural exception” being protected in trade negotiations with the US. This is a tree that masks the forest according to the left-leaning daily. Also, amnesty for tax evaders and a campaign against slapping children.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues. 18.06.13: Brazilian papers react to widespread protests across the country. Bashar al-Assad is defiant in an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He says Europe will pay the price if it supplies rebels with weapons. And why do Norwegians like boring television?
FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 18.06.13: Le Monde says it has seen proof that the private panel that granted Bernard Tapie 400 million euros in 2008 was fixed. Meanwhile, Le Figaro says the judge in charge of the Bettencourt scandal is biased against Nicolas Sarkozy. And Hollande and Barroso clash at the G8 summit.
Another week, another Guardian espionage revelation! This time, the paper says it has seen documents which show that UK intelligence agencies spied on delegates at the G20 summit in London. In Turkey, two domestic papers have two very different takes on the ongoing unrest; Israeli papers are taking a wary approach to welcoming Iran's new 'moderate' president-elect.