In the press

'Why more coverage of floods in Texas than in South Asia?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS- Thurs. 31.08.17: The Guardian publishes multiple letters from readers wondering why headlines about floods in Houston are trumping news of floods that have killed 1,200 people in South Asia. "Are we saying American lives are worth more?" Plus, dishonest travel agencies in Ivory Coast cause would-be pilgrims to miss the hajj, and papers in the UK mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death.