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

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Majority Support Dog Licenses For Owners”
Dogs will be required to pick up the poop of owners or face fines.

Sweden, The Local: “Court Rejects Bid To Gag Pirates”
Instead they will be forced to walk the plank.

Uganda, New Vision: “Pallisa Dog Case Probed”
Detective Hound has been assigned to the case.

Pakistan, Daily Times: “Swimming At Beach Banned”
All swimming must occur in the water.

Philippines, Manila Times: “Taking Road Less Traveled”
If it is a road followed by Republicans, that would be the high one.

Japan, Japan Times: “Writer Writes Horror Story On Toilet Paper”
Sounds like a real smelly tale.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Kuwaitis In Japan Safe”
Godzilla went north.

China, China Daily: “Replacement For Little Mermaid”
A large Donald Duck.

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Municipal Council Not Ready To Hire Women”
They are waiting for the birth of the 18th century.