Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Pakistan, Daily Times: “Ban On Hydrants”
There are reports terrorists have seized control of water hydrants, what else can be done?
Singapore, Straits Times: “Gorilla King Dies”
Does this mean, no more King Kong films?
Turkey, Hurriyet: “Colonel- Man I Killed Died Of Heart Attack”
I’m confused, is the colonel able to induce heart attacks?
South Korea, South Korea Herald: “Elephant Under Investigation For Throwing Rocks”
Well, the humans began it, what else could we do!
Israel, Jerusalem Post: “New York City Raids Target Apartments”
It’s the apartments which are terrorist, not those living in them.
Hungary, Budapest Sun: “Hungary-Slovakia Agree On Arbitration Over Language Dispute”
It is reported the compromise agreement will make Yiddish the language for both nations.
Russia, St. Petersburg Times: “Medvedev -Lower Beer Can Size”
I believe this results in more swallows, not less beer.
Germany, The Local: “Send Money To Germany”
How about some gift packages for starving corporate executives?
Israel, Haaretz: “Can Mass Adult Circumcision Prevent AIDS?”
I think this is one story that cuts to the real issue.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Rat Virus Can Kill Humans”
I know some American rats who killed over 4,000 human Americans.