We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “We Dodged A Bullet”

These days, that is a miracle in Syria.

Sweden, Local: “Rumania Must Pay For Beggars””

I’mm glad that you are begging them to pay.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Courage, Common Sense, Cannabis”

Pot, pot luck, and pooh to you!

China, China Daily: “Kerry To Meet Israel Palestine Leaders”

Now, if only Israel and Palestine leaders can meet one another.

Japan, Japan Times: “Head Of Mother Support Group Beats Wife”

No one spelled out the exact duties so don’t blame me!

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Wean Moms Off Bottle”

Put them on the breast!

France, Connexion: “Hail Hollande Speech”

OK, so a few women did not cheer it.