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    IN THE PAPERS - Polio in Syria: accidental bioterrorism?

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    INTERNATIONAL PAPERS – Fri. 01.11.13: Papers report on alleged Israeli air strikes in Syria. Meanwhile, the Daily Beast focuses on the threat of a polio outbreak in Syria. Christopher Dickey says foreign jihadists may have brought the disease into the country without knowing it. Also: drama at the UK phone-hacking trial, shock in Toronto as an alleged video of Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack resurfaces and a new lease of life for Saddam Hussein’s palace in Basra.
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    Some articles from today’s International press review:
    JERUSALEM POST: “White House official confirms Israeli attack on Syrian missile site”
    DAILY BEAST: “UN prepares for regional polio outbreak in Syria and Lebanon”
    DAILY BEAST: “A dread disease spreads in Syria”
    INDEPENDENT: “The affair they didn’t expose”
    THE STAR: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: “I have no reason to resign”
    THE STAR: “For the sake of Toronto, Mayor Rob Ford should resign”
    GUARDIAN: “Saddam’s palace given new lease of life as museum”

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