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Czech president to be elected in public vote


Czech citizens will be able to choose their future presidents after a constitutional change approved by Parliament took the decision on who occupies the largely ceremonial post out of lawmakers' hands

Maldives leader calls for national unity government


The new president of the Maldives on Wednesday called for the formation of a national unity government in his Indian Ocean nation even as police and soldiers kept watch over his predecessor at an undi

Kobayashi eats record 337 chicken wings


Japanese competitive-eating champ Takeru Kobayashi ate a record 337 chicken wings in 30 minutes before a crowd of nearly 20,000 at Wing Bowl XX in the US.

He demolished the record of 255 set last ye

Palestinians hurl shoes at visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon


Dozens of Palestinians on Thursday tried to block UN chief Ban Ki-moon from entering the Gaza Strip and pelted his armoured convoy with shoes and sticks, accusing him of being unfairly biased toward I

Serbia: 11,000 trapped in remote villages by snow


At least 11,000 villagers have been trapped by heavy snow and blizzards in Serbia's mountains, authorities said, as the death toll from Eastern Europe's weeklong deep freeze rose to 123, many of them

Secret's out: Philippine president dating South Korean


Philippine-Korean relations have suddenly gotten warmer. The Philippines' bachelor president, Benigno Aquino III, told reporters on Wednesday that, yes, he is dating again.

This time it's a South Ko

London Olympic travel plan: Be patient, drink beer


Olympic organisers have some travel advice for the millions of people who work and live in London: Be patient. Have a beer. Work from home.

Rejecting suggestions of possible transport chaos during th

Up to 10 months to remove capsized cruise ship


The cruise ship that capsized off Italy's coast will take up to 10 months to remove, officials said on Monday, as rough seas off the Tuscan coast forced the suspension of recovery operations.


Iranian porn website developer sentenced to death

Iran's state media say the Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against a web developer convicted of spreading corruption.

The semiofficial Fars news agency says blogger Saeed Malekpour was fou

New extinction risk to Thai elephants: eating them


Thailand's revered national symbol, the elephant, may face a new threat of extinction: being poached not just for their tusks, but for their meat.

Two wild elephants were found slaughtered last mont

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