Each week we offer comments on headlines that appeared in the world press.
Finland, Sanomat: “Questions For The Left”
UK, The Independent: “Six Year Booze Case End With No Charge”
After six years on booze, he forgot the charge.
Qatar, Arab Times: “200 Mosques Pointed In Wrong Direction”
If I was you, I get them turned around, real quick.
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Atheists Speak Out”
They took a moment to pray before speaking out.
Sweden, The Local: “Bartender Jailed For Pimping”
This is news?
Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Cleric Told To Promote Optimism”
Or, face the un-optimistic man with a whip to get you going.
Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Kuwait Holds Cleaning Expo”
As far as I’m concerned, let’s wash this story out of my hair.
China, Hua in News: “Swedish Society Founded”
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Unemployed Told To Get Fit”
If one is unemployed, getting fit is the least of problems.
Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Loose Screws Not Enough To Keep Planes Grounded”
If they go up in the air, they sure will be able to keep them grounded.”
Sweden, The Local: “Pastor On Probation For Sex With Grieving Mother”
He was simply trying to bestow some warm affection.
Yemen, Yemen Times: “Trial Of Murdered Doctor Begins”
He was the first witness called to testify.
UAR, Khaleej Times: “Michael Jackson Sale Goes On”
It will be followed by a sale for Matt Damon.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Goalie Charged With Assault”
Isn’t that what they are expected to do on the playing field?
UK, The Independent: “Ramos Sorry For Sneaking Out To Bull Fight”
This is one bull story if I ever heard one.
Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Oxeman Cometh”
The Iceman could make it due to warm weather.