In the press

Italy's World Cup 'Apocalypse'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017: In Italy, sports papers are reeling after the country failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, forcing tearful star players into early retirement. La Gazzetta dello Sport has a one-word headline on its front page: "Fine" - "The End." But first, Iranian papers express solidarity with the victims of the earthquake that struck Sunday near the border with Iraq, killing hundreds and transforming apartment buildings into "palaces of sorrow."