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

France, Connextion: “Police Object To Beer Ban”
Obviously, these are not Irish cops.

Sweden, The Local: “Handball Conflict Resolved”
It is now kickball.

Pakistan, Dawn: “Dick Cheney Warns Against Afghan Withdrawal”
He got us into Afghanistan, and he will get us out. Just trust him.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Poll Says Russia Most Pious Nation”
I assume corruption and piety go together.

Denmark,Copenhagen Post: “Murderer To Be Deported”
That is one way to reduce your criminal population in jail.

Norway, Norway Post: “Being Gay Is A Sin”
Not a very happy or pleasant attitude, if you ask me.

Canada, Toronto Star: ‘Putin Asks Syria To Investigate Protester Death”
Killing protesters is among Putin’s greatest interests.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Time To Get To Work”
Hopefully, this is the motto of Congressional Republicans

Japan, Japan Times: “Solutions For Bladder Behaving Badly”
Piss on this story!

Netherlands, Dutch News: “Keep Your Head On Job”
Anyone working for the US government.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Bullying To Become A Crime”
Bully for you!