Headlines From The World Press

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

Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Four Supporters Shot In Post Soccer Match”
Anyone for cricket?

Japan, Japan Times: “Financial Aid For Suicides”
This is one grant that will be dead on arrival at my home.

Singapore, Straits Times: “No Fake Degrees”
What do you call degrees issued at American universities?

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Teachers Vie For Guiness Record”
How many days of boredom can you teach?

UAE, Khaleej Times: “US General Defends Tough Pregnancy Rule”
One pregnancy only gets you a week back home for deployment with family.

Swaziland, Times of Swaziland: “Tax Men Take Day Off”
How about a year?

Turkey, Hurriyet: “Ft. Hood Shooter Banned From Praying In Arabic”
Doesn’t he know God only understands English?

Netherlands, Radio Netherlands: “Pope’s Dream”
Priests keep their hand on the Bible?

Canada, Toronto Star: “Xmas Brings Stormy Weather”
Just wait till the day after Xmas when the sales begin!

UK, Guardian: “Scientists Take Stand Against Snowflakes”
Next you know, they will claim there is global warming!