HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: ‘Muslims Can Skip Hajj Over Swine Flu”
They cans substitute a visit to the nearest synagogue.

UK, Guardian: “Bush Years Saw Teen Pregnancies Rise”
However, they were pregnancies marked by a deep religious experience.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Cool To Be In Summer School”
Gee whiz, isn’t it wonderful to spend my summer filling in worksheets instead of swimming or hiking!

South Africa, Argus: “So Some Of Your Best Friends Are Black?”
Gee, that is mighty white of you.

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Robert Redford Marries In Germany”
I believe it was simply his latest sting operation.

UK, The Independent: “Woman Flogged For Wearing Trousers In Sudan”
What is she is a transgender, does she still get flogged?

Israel, Jerusalem Post: “Mother Must See Shrink”
If your son is shrinking where else do you go for help?

Turkey, Hurriyet: “All Of Us Are Smarter Than Any Of Us”
My name is George Bush. How dare you claim to know more than me? I speak to God.

Australia, West Australian: “Dockers Are Caught Up In Mass Brawl”
They are dock workers for God’s sake, what else do you expect?