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

Canada, Toronto Star; “Death Row Dog Learns Fate Today”
He will become the pet of a large group of cats.

USA, Army Times: “More Training For Air Strikes”
From now on, ignore the Taliban and do a better job of getting rid of Afghans who might be future members of the Taliban.

UK, The Independent: “Cocaine Found In Sharks”
I would be more impressed if it was found in flying sharks.

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Strikes Good For Economy”
They get people out of jobs and open employment opportunities for the unemployed.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Eight Hour McDonald’s Siege”
It ended when they ran out of Big Macs.

Sweden, The Local: “Swedish Church Rocked By Sex Scandals”
So, why is this news?

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “More Home Sellers Giving Up”
They prefer being homeless.

Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Roger Crumb Goes Back To Where It All Began”
He will return to being the middle section of a layer cake.

South Africa, Argus: “Man Killed In Collision With Tree”
Does the tree or the man’s survivors sue for damages?

USA, NY Daily News: “Man Posed As Dead Mother For Six Years”
If I did it would mean eating chopped liver day after day.