The optimism invested in Pope Francis, the 266th holder of the office since St. Peter, was apparent on our television screens last night as pilgrims from all corners of the world – Black and White, rich and poor, European, African, Asian, North and South American – crammed into St. Peter’s Square to hear his first words.
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The world this morning wakes up with a new Pope, someone that no one expected to take the post. Here’s how the papers have reacted to the news.
The left is too soft on Argentina’s claims to the Falkland Islands. The left should instead support the islanders’ right to self-determination.
TweetMrs President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, You started your letter by noting the date Britain asked a detachment of Argentine troops to leave the Falkland Islands that had previously been settled by us. Let me offer you another date: In 1580 Buenos Aires was re-founded by the Spanish after the initial settlement had been destroyed […]
Nick Dearden reveals the vulture funds that are willing to bring Argentina back to the brink for a return on their ‘investment’.
Chris Tarquini rounds up this weeks biggest stories from the other 192 nations in the world.