HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

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

Japan, Japan Times: “Making Sense of Tucson”
Take a shot at that.

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Annual Book Burning”
By the end of the semester, the fire has gone out of learning.

UK, The Independent: “Drunk, Depression, Delusion”
A fitting description of modern day America.

Netherlands, Dutch News: “Dead Man Left Alone For Four Years”
Well, he never complained about being left alone.

Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Half Population Dissatisfied With Police”
Is that the half in jail?

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Obama To Emphasize Centrist Agenda”
Oh, more of the same.

Singapore, Straits Times: “Monkey Captured”
They traced him back to his home in Congress.

South Africa, Argus: ‘Lottery Winner Nightmare”
He received Monopoly money.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Thousands Rally As Teachers Strike”
I guess students were enthusiastic supporters.

China, China Daily: “Making Train Platforms Safe”
Just don’t let passengers on them.