INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Mon. 25/02/13: Italian papers react to the first day of voting for the general elections. Turnout is lower than the last time in 2008. Le Figaro focuses on one category of disenfranchised voters: young people. Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at Silvio Berlusconi. According to the paper, as he’s trying to stage a political comeback, his media empire is struggling.
By Florence VILLEMINOT
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Some articles from today’s international press review:
HUFFINGTON POST: Italian voters stay away from the polls
LA STAMPA: The end of bipolar politics
LE FIGARO: Young voters stay away from the ballot box
GULF NEWS: “Elections unlikely to cure Europe’s sickest man”
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Berlusconi and his struggling media empire
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