Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
South Africa, Argus: “Tribunal Will Assist Newspaper Editors”
They want to make certain newspapers print stories with the right slant.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Judge A Man By His Shoes”
What if he doesn’t have any?
Russia, Moscow Times: “Wendy’s Entering Russia”
If so, I’m leaving Russia.
Sweden, The Local: “Police Deploy Dolls”
If I was a criminal, I’d watch out for Barbie!
UK,The Independent: “Police Consider Urinating Device For Women”
Am I wrong, but don’t they already have one?
New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “12 Year Old Drug Dealers In School”
At least they are in school selling drugs rather than on streets.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Woman Failed Cancer Con”
Singapore, Straits Times: “Groom Kills Three At Wedding”
The good news is he did not kill the bride.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Man Calls Police Before Murder”
We call him, “the polite murderer.”
Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Hold Terror Suspects With Foreign Ties”
From now on, terrorists should wear Indonesian ties.