The Lebanese press is questioning this Monday, October 21 on the government's response to the demonstrations shaking the country. For East-Day , no doubt, the hour of truth is near. The daily wonders whether Prime Minister Saad Hariri will save his government. Al-Akhbar , meanwhile, speaks of a test day for the government and remains skeptical about the answers he has for the moment made.
In Spain, La Vanguardia looks at the Catalan crisis and its political consequences. The violent demonstrations should favor the extreme right embodied by the Vox party. El Mundo has a dedicated official: Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. For the daily newspaper, the socialist leader uses the Catalan crisis to favor his electoral interests.
Le Temps analyzes the breakthrough of the Greens in the federal elections in Switzerland. Ecologists record one of the best scores in their history and upset the political landscape. Swiss Info also sees a victory for women. These could represent nearly 40% of elected officials.
In France, finally, Le Figaro denounces the attitude of the unions in the "surprise strike" last weekend, unions that would be "frustrated" by the previous reform of the SNCF. For L'Humanité, on the other hand, the trade unions tried to dialogue, but they met the intransigence of the management and the government.