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

UAR, Khaleej Times: “Dubai Buses Show Signs Of Fatigue”
They have been coughing a lot of gas these days.

Australia, Canberra Times: “Business As Usual In China”
Dissidents in jail, ethnic-religious riots, curbing the Internet, etc…

Turkey, Hurriyet: “Man Sentenced To Jail For Carrying Coffin”
At least the punishment was not placing him in the coffin.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Rifle Ends Rat’s Reign Of Terror”
Thank God, we are now safe in New York.

Sweden, The Local: “McDragan”s Live Strip Tease”
Do they supersize if I have a rather long penis?

Canada, Toronto Star: “Madoff Will Not Appeal 150 Years”
He is expecting to pull off a Ponzi scheme in jail that gets him out in 50 years.

UK, The Independent: “Jury Finds Banjo Killer Guilty”
He will be strummed out of life.

Australia, The Age: “How Low Can We Go?”
I think the issue is how high can we go!

China, China Daily: “Life Is Good Without Limbs”
At least you can’t reach for seconds and gain weight.

USA, Yahoo: “Afghan Women Trade In Burqas For Slightly More Revealing Veils”
When they reveal the lips, let me know, I am a mouth man.