HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

Each week, we present a survey of headlines that appeared in the world press.

Sweden, The Local: “Nude Swedish Troops Back In Action”
Do they know which weapon to fire?

China, China Daily: “Anger Can Kill You”
If this is true the majority of Americans will be dead by midnight.

Ukraine, Kyiv Post: “Ukrainian Army Lacks Generals”
Is this good or bad news?

Greece, Khthimerini: “Collateral Benefits Of Jail Breaks”
There are fewer mouths to feed.

Qatar, Arab Times: “Woman Sells Baby To Pay Hospital Bill”
These are indeed hard times.

Australia, The Age: “Winning Wars In Bedroom”
I wonder if men are up to the challenge.

Netherlands, Radio Netherland: “Paris Airports To Close Tonight”
I guess we circle around until we crash.

Oman, Arab Times: “Maasai Cattle Cause Global Warming”
I’ll moo on this one.

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Two Saudis Beheaded For Murder Of Parents”
Well, they were orphans anyway.

Germany, Der Spiegel: “Woman Dials 911 For Love”
I bet she got a busy signal.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Cycle Cops Hit Streets”
Slowly, I hope.

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Bus Beheader Pleads Not Guilty”
Gee, how does one behead a bus?

Kuwait, Gulf Times: “Taliban Blows Up Music Shops”
They just wanted to have a blast.

Russia, St. Petersburg Times: “Rotten To The Core”
American financial leaders.

Finland, Sanomat: “Yo Know You’ve Been In Finland Too Long When”
You think it is warm when it hits zero degrees?

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: Riyadh Book Fair Bans Books”
In Saudi Arabia they have book fairs to ban, not to read books.

Hungary, Budapest Times: “An American Pest”
Bernie Madoff.