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

Russia, Moscow Times: “Church Under Attack”

Is that good or bad news?

Norway, Norway Post:  “Brain Drain”

Story of Republican party.

UK, Independent:  “Don’t Act Gay If Want To Be Doctor”

A solemn visage reassures folks they will die.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald:  “One Legged Rapist Jailed”

Actually, all one needs is one penis to perform one  rape.

Turkey, Hurriyet:  Decades Old Project Gets New Deadline”

Just get it done before New Year’s Eve, 2099.

Iran, Tehran Times:  “Iranian Gets Beat Up”

By his government, I assume.

Egypt, al-Ahram:  “Cover Up Says Cleric”

In some Muslim countries that can mean two different things.