HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

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

USA, Army Times: “Cemetery’s Last Veteran Found”
I assume he just returned from Afghanistan.

UK, Independent: “I Am Not Violent Or Diabolical”
I’m just an ignorant member of the Tea Party.

South Africa, Argus: “How to Hire A Hit Man”
Money usually talks.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Diplomat Told To Pay Up”
Unusual, ordinarily the diplomat is the one getting paid.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Putin Sings For Hollywood Stars
Off key, as usual.

Ireland, The Independent: “Who Will Steer the Titanic”
Anyone in the Republican party will do.

UAE, Khaleej Times: “Egypt To Reopen Beaches After Shark Attack”
I hope they checked it with the sharks.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Palin Ends Haiti Tour”
She dressed warmly for the tour of Haiti which is near the Arctic Circle”

UK, Guardian: “Streetwise, I Am Not”
From the mouth of Barack Obama.

Norway, Norway Post: “Iceland Walks Out Of Fishing Talks”
They had to go fishing.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “New Computer For Elderly”
It has large keys for those with weak eyes.

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