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

South Africa, Argus: “Action on Open Toilets”
There is something smelly about this story.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Fat Activists”
This story weighs heavy on me.

Turkey, Hurriyet: “Comic Book Artist To Jail For Insulting State”
A joke too far.

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Health Minister Welcomes Criticism”
Now, that is a healthy attitude.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Allow Gay Managers”
How gay of them.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Put Dog Owner On Leash”
The dogs would give this three bow wows.

Pakistan, Dawn: “Something Has Changed”
America used to be a land of daring people, today, the daring just say, “no.”