Friday 27 May 2016
Obama went to Japan,
Where he embraced an elderly man,
Who survived the atom bomb,
And wanted Obama to fathom,
The effects over his lifespan.
Saturday 28 May 2016
Urged to move the Olympic games,
The WHO said it won’t blame,
Brazil for the Zika virus,
And though its spread is not desirous,
Attendance shouldn't fan the flames.
Sunday 29 May 2016
In the water, rescuers spied,
Migrants whose boat capsized.
In the space of a week,
That was awfully bleak,
300 or more died.
Monday 30 May 2016
After prolonged shelling,
The Iraqi army set about quelling,
Fallujah’s IS garrison,
Though it’ll be a bloody season,
When it'll fall there’s just no telling.
Tuesday 31 May 2016
In a day that was politically mad,
Kim Jong Un said Trump wasn’t bad,
Cameron shared a stage,
With a man he’d disparaged,
While a poll made the Remain camp sad.
Wednesday 1 June 2016
In the ongoing saga of Tata steel,
They have finally reached a deal,
Buying the business for a pound,
With a plan to turn it around,
High value products, are the spiel.
Thursday 2 June 2016
As Germans voted to decide,
Whether to recognise the Armenian Genocide,
Turks got the hump,
Saying there’d be a bump,
In relations, while they tried to regain lost pride.
WEEK IN REVIEW
Rendered in limericks, because the news is too important to leave to the prose.