In the press

Barack Obama under fire over $400,000 speaking gig

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Friday, April 28: The media battle heats up: France's presidential hopefuls Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are accused by the Russian and French press of denying access to them. Meanwhile, Barack Obama is criticised for accepting a $400,000 speaking gig in September. Also, Pope Francis heads to Egypt for a visit of peace, but will it stop persecuted Christians from fleeing? Finally, Heineken tries its hand at a politically inspired ad campaign - with mixed reactions.