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Giant Python Attacks Indonesian Man before Being Eaten

A giant python attacked an Indonesian man, nearly severing his arm, before hungry villagers chopped up the reptile and ate it, a police chief said Wednesday.

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Taste of the Exotic: 'Fatty Rice' Condoms from Malaysia

A Malaysian condom company is hoping to spice up sex lives with a contraceptive that tastes like the country's ultimate comfort food -- a chili-infused rice dish known as nasi lemak.

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Saudi Official Axed over King Image with 'Star Wars' Icon

A Saudi education official has been sacked over a schoolbook that accidentally included a doctored photograph of a former ruler sitting next to a "Star Wars" character, triggering online ridicule.

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Croatia School Removes Melania Trump English Ads

Billboards featuring a glamorous image of U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and the caption: "Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" were supposed to attract students to a language school in Croatia.

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French Pranksters Replace Holy water with Alcohol

Tourists visiting a church in the picturesque French town of Chateau-Chalon were surprised to discover that local pranksters had replaced the fonts' holy water with alcohol, the local tourism office said Friday.

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Loveless Monkey Adopts Chicken at Israeli Zoo

A lonely monkey at an Israeli zoo has found a way to soothe her maternal urges: by adopting a chicken.

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Police Send Postcards with an Edge to Europe's Most Wanted

European police forces are sending a series of cheeky "wish you were here" postcards this summer in a bid to track down 21 of the continent's most wanted criminals.

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Driver Held for Masturbating in Front of German Woman in India

An Indian chauffeur was arrested Saturday after a German woman accused him of masturbating in front of her in an upscale New Delhi neighborhood, police said.

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'Freedom' Steak on Menu at 'Le Dictateur' in Tunis

A steak dubbed the "Grilled Freedom" is just one stand-out dish on the menu of the Tunisian capital's "Le Dictateur" restaurant, which is not exactly to the taste of officialdom.

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No Visitors Allowed on Japan's Men-Only UNESCO Island

Visitors will not be allowed to set foot on a men-only UNESCO World Heritage island in Japan from next year, an official said Saturday.

The tiny landmass of Okinoshima, where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site last week.

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