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PARIS - After yesterday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI would resign from the papacy on Feb. 28, the world's newspapers reacted today:

ITALY

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UNITED KINGDOM

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AUSTRALIA

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ARGENTINA

BELGIUM

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CANADA

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BRAZIL

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CHILE

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COLOMBIA

FRANCE

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GERMANY

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INDIA

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USA

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SPAIN

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POLAND

SWITZERLAND

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HONDURAS

MEXICO

PARAGUAY

SOUTH AFRICA

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SWEDEN

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PORTUGAL

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THE PHILIPPINES

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IRELAND

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AUSTRIA

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Colombian Gen Z Wins Battle For The Right To Have Blue Hair At Graduation

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BUCARAMANGA — It may not be remembered alongside same-sex marriage or racial justice, but count it as another small (and shiny) victory in the battle for civil rights: an 18-year-old Colombian student whose hair is dyed a neon shade of blue has secured the right to participate in her high school graduation, despite the school's attempt to ban her from the ceremony because of the color of her hair.

Leidy Cacua, an aspiring model in the northeastern town of Bucaramanga, launched a public battle for her right to graduate with her classmates after the school said her hair violated its social and communal norms, the Bogota-based daily El Espectador reported.

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