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'West rethinks Syria strategy'

International papers, Tuesday 14th August: The Guardian looks at the West’s response to an upsurge in militant Islamist extremists in Syria; The Wall Street Journal mixes US politics with existentialist drama; Egyptian newspapers are dominated by the President’s big decision; Spain’s El Pais recounts the tragedy of fires in the Canary Islands.



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Some articles from today’s international press review:
The Guardian: ‘West rethink over Syria as extremism fears grow’
Wall Street Journal Asia: ‘Waiting for Obama’
Gulf News:  ‘Islamic solidarity meeting should bring reconciliation’
The Guardian: ‘Night of power purge brings a chilling prospect’
El Pais: ‘Fire leads to evacuation of 25% of islanders’


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