Each day we offer a selection from headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Australia, Canberra Times: “Woman Who Stole $43,000 Has Extreme Stress”
Is the stress from stealing or spending or not being able to spend?
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Could Ban Buying Sex”
This will hurt a large number of men and women who use sex to get nice things in life.
Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Anti-Smoking Drive Targets Grooms”
I guess women can puff away since there is always another woman in the harem.
Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Holy Mosques Gear Up For Pilgrims”
Local people can go to the unholy mosques.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Sheep Farm Sold- Owner Deported”
Just exactly what was he doing with those sheep when no one was around?
USA, Newsday: “Garbage Truck Kills Woman”
There is something smelly about this story.
Sweden, The Local: “Clinic Sterilizes Wrong Patient”
Yemen, Yemen Times: “Yemen Will Not Send Troops To Somalia”
Whew! That takes a load off my mind and the minds of people in Somalia.
Israel, Haaretz: “Israel Agrees To Work Towards Settlement Halt”
Turkey, Hurriyet: “Israel Approves 50 New Houses In Settlements”