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'Anarchy,' 'Democracy under siege' - World headlines on US Capitol breach

World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
World Media Coverage of US Capitol Breach
Posted at 1:26 PM, Jan 07, 2021

Wednesday's violent breach at the US Capitol dominated the front pages of newspapers and the home pages of news media websites across the globe.

Here's a selection showing some of the different ways news media outlets called readers' attention to the disturbing event.

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[Note: Non-English language headlines were translated via Google Translate.]

AUSTRALIA - The Sydney Morning Herald
Legislators vow investigation over 'embarrassing' Washington security failure

AUSTRIA - Die Presse
What went wrong with protecting the Capitol?

BANGLADESH - The Daily Star
Trump's 'love' for attackers

BRAZIL - O Globo
Capitol invasion was the culmination of a coup attempt, experts say

EGYPT - Al-Ahram
Presidents refused to hand over power ... and the result is civil wars and internal divisions

FRANCE - Le Monde
Among pro-Trump radical activists: anger, misunderstanding and the theory of an "antifa conspiracy" after the capture of the Capitol

GERMANY - Die Welt
How could that happen?

INDIA - The Hindu
Analysis | Immediate consequences of the attack on the U.S. Capitol

ITALY - Corriere della Sera
March for Trump of supporters who do not accept the result of the vote, rioting and shooting in Washington

JAPAN - Asahi Shimbun
Invasion of US Capitol, pipe bombs found around 4 dead

MEXICO - El Universal
Capitol riots: a look at Trump's persistence in staying in power

PHILIPPINES - Philippine Daily Inquirer
'Lesson learned' from US Capitol protests? 'Don't vote for insanity' - Lacson

RUSSIA - Izvestia
Once upon a time in America: how Donald Trump drove the crowd to a frenzy

SPAIN - El Pais
Donald Trump and a can of gasoline: "Now we are going to walk to the Capitol"

TURKEY - Hürriyet
Last minute developments in the USA: Great chaos in the USA! Trump supporters storm Congress building, "uprising" comments and resignation news come one after another

UNITED KINGDOM - The Daily Telegraph
Proud Boys and neo-Nazis: Who are the protesters who stormed the US Capitol?