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Orlando Shooting, 16 Front Pages From Newspapers Around The World

Orlando Shooting, 16 Front Pages From Newspapers Around The World
Helene Snyder

A day after an attack at a popular gay club in Orlando, Florida killed 50 people and wounded 53, international front pages Monday are mourning the victims of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil since 9/11. Here's how newspapers from 10 different countries covered the attack:

UNITED STATES

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New York Times

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Chicago Tribune

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NY Daily News

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USA Today


FRANCE

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"Orlando, Mourning and Anger" Le Monde

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"Orlando, A New Gaping Wound" Libération


UNITED KINGDOM

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The Times


PORTUGAL

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"Gay nightclub, 50 people dead in the name of ISIS" Santo António


GERMANY

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USA: Terror in a Gay Club Die Tageszeitung


SPAIN

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"ISIS claims responsibility for biggest attack in the U.S. since 9/11" — El País


ITALY

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"Terror in a gay club" — Corriere Della Sera


BRAZIL

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"Terror and homophobic hatred kill 50 persons in deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history" — O Globo


MEXICO

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"Massacre!" — La Prensa


ISRAEL

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The Jerusalem Post

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