Media Roundup: 21 Jun 2011
Europe is facing an increasingly divisive choice in the effort to resolve its economic crisis: a larger transfer of wealth from stronger nations such as Germany to weaker ones such as Greece, or a default by one or more nations that, if not managed properly, could touch off a wave of bank and corporate failures.
Two car bombs ripped through a guard post killing 21 policemen outside the provincial governor's home in Diwaniyah city on Tuesday, officials said, amid a surge of violence across Iraq.
A large part of China's economic miracle was built on dodgy loans, the bill for which is now coming due.
- Rising Prices in China Hit U.S. Purse
By: JON HILSENRATH, LAURIE BURKITT AND ELIZABETH HOLMES | The Wall Street Journal
- Redistributing Power in the Taiwan Strait
By: Eddie Walsh | ISN Insights
- China's Legal Exceptionalism Threatens International Integration
By: Iain Mills | World Politics Review
- Obama's Afghan Drawdown Plan Takes Shape
By: Jonathan S. Landay and Nancy A. Youssef | McClatchy Newspapers
- Fresh Libya Civilian Deaths Pile Pressure on NATO
By: Saif Tawfiq | Reuters
- Ex-Tunisian President Found Guilty, in Absentia
By: DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK | The New York Times
- Refugees Find Easier Reception, For Now
By: Matt Carr | Inter Press Service
- Greek PM Faces Crucial Confidence Vote
By: ELENA BECATOROS | Associated Press
- Mexican Journalist, Family Slain
By: Tracy Wilkinson | Los Angeles Times
- As Secession Nears, Sudan Steps Up Drive to Stop Rebels
By: JEFFREY GETTLEMAN | The New York Times
- Protests in Yemen Target President's Sons
- Surge of Syrian Refugees Tests Ties With Turkey
By: Ruby Russell | The Washington Times
- Making Sense of OPEC's Stalemate
By: Prashanth Parameswaran | World Politics Review
- Syrian Protesters Reject Assad's Latest Offers of Reform
By: Hannah Allam | McClatchy Newspapers
- Iran Hardliners Force Deputy Foreign Minister to Resign
- UN to Give Ban New Term as Leader
- London's Poor Facing Squeeze Amid Cuts
By: Anthony Faiola | The Washington Post
- West Africa Drugs Trafficking 'Increasingly Sophisticated'
- Moscow's Plan to Increase Control over the North Caucasus Imperils its Effort to Modernize the Region
By: Valery Dzutsev | Eurasia Daily Monitor
- Brazil's High Court OKs 'Marijuana Marches'
By: Taylor Barnes | The Christian Science Monitor