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Zanzibar tourists warned over public nudity

Tourists have been warned not to wear skimpy clothing while exploring the island of Zanzibar, with government officials saying it could result in heavy punishment for tour operators and guides.

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How the Czech Republic slipped into a Covid disaster, one misstep at a time

On an epidemiological map of the world, the Czech Republic shows up as a tiny island of doom and gloom. While the global number of new coronavirus cases has been dropping for six consecutive weeks, the Central European nation of 10 million has been experiencing near record levels of new infections.

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Japan's Naked Festival wasn't the same this year

This time a year ago, thousands gathered for Japan's annual Hadaka Matsuri -- also popularly known as the "Naked Festival"-- in Okayama prefecture in the southern part of Honshu island.

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Taiwan blames 'external forces' for blocking BioNTech vaccine deal

The Chinese government has denied it obstructed Taiwan's coronavirus vaccine purchase from BioNTech, after the island's health minister revealed that its deal with the German drugmaker fell through at the last minute due to possible "political pressure."

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Hundreds flee as volcano spews ash and smoke

Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano on Java island erupted on January 28 spewing ash and smoke, and prompting authorities to warn of the risk of lava flows reaching roads, officials said.

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