In the press

US taxpayers funding child soldiers in Somalia

The International Herald Tribune/ New York Times reports on the rising numbers of child soldiers being used by the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia whose wages are partly being paid by US taxpayers. Elsewhere, we look at an article on the oldest mother in the world who is dying due to post-birth complications and coverage in the Italian and Australian press of the World Cup. TUESDAY, 15th JUNE 2010


Articles in today’s international papers:
International Herald Tribune: “Somalia, with US money, is using child soldiers”
The Daily Mail: “At 70, world’s oldest mother lies dying with baby at her side”
La Stampa: “The Pale Azures”

Il Giornale:
De Rossi (red) offers hope: “a red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight”
The Australian: “BBC plan to silence the vuvuzelas - South Africa 2010's instrument of torture”

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