HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

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

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “I Do Lie From Time To Time”
Heck, I’ll take any politician who only lies from time to time, it’s the ones who never cease lying who bother me.

UK, The Independent: “Could You Stomach Tony Blair For EU President”
Phew at the thought!

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Man Given Cancerous Lungs”
At least now he has a reason to smoke.

Canada, Toronto Star: ” I Need Help Says Bandit”
Could you please carry my loot to my car?

Sweden, The Local: “Masturbating Man Convicted”
Exactly what is the crime– giving oneself pleasure?

Turkey, Hurriyet: “Bring Back The Caliph”
At least Muslims will be united.

Qatar, Gulf Times: “Maid Cleared Of Theft”
I assume the butler did it!

Indonesia, Jakarta Post: ‘Police Pursue Recital Group”
They were caught going off key.

South Korea, Herald: “Italy Approved Pizza”
Made by original South Korean hands.