Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette; “Saudi Paying Drivers Who Are No Allowed To Drive”
Do you pay thinkers who are not allowed to think?
China, China Daily: “Prison Boss Fired Over Escape”
Once prison bosses begin to escape, what next?
Canada, Toronto Star: “Liberal MP To Face Charges”
He is being charged with acting conservative in his life.
UK, Guardian: “Writer Quits Anti-Gay Scientology”
I prefer if he quit the anti-intelligence Scientology.
South Africa, Argus: “Animal Skins Found In Luggage”
I thought they were the luggage!
Turkey, Hurriyet: “Paper Closed Down For Non-Existent Page”
If the page is non-existent how do you know if it ever existed?
Indonesia, Jakarta Post: ‘Indonesian Envoy To Mexico Dies”
He wandered into Tijuana and got caught in drug exchanges.
Qatar, Gulf Times: “Swiss Applaud Shoe-Thrower”
Better to throw shoes than bullets!
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Killed After Swerving To Avoid Kangeroo”
Is it possible to sue a kangeroo for reckless walking?
UK, The Independent: “Tutor Abused Girl At Koran Lessons”
“Woman Held In Nursery Sex Attack Probe”
And, you want to send your children to school??