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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.

Strong stuff in today’s press review:

Jerusalem Post: UN Shameful

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon pressed Israel and Hamas to put an end to an increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza. The Jerusalem Post calls his speech, “A Shameful Message.”

Jordan Times

The Jordan Times says Israel is quietly preparing to reoccupy Gaza – for good.

Peace Prize

On the contrary, argues Israel’s ambassador to the US. The Times of Israel reports on his view that Israeli forces have been so restrained and humane, that they should be up for the Nobel Peace Prize.

EU fails to agree on sanctions against Russia...but line is increasingly hawkish

In Europe, the Financial Times reports that foreign ministers have yet to impose tougher sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

France & Germany fail to bring Russia into line

Simon Heffer in the Daily Mail says that’s because countries like France and Germany are putting their own economies ahead of human lives.

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