human interest

Running naked, showing bare buttocks is crime in an Australian state

Exposing bare buttocks in public and running naked in a public place to shock or amuse have been officially made a crime in the Australian state of Victoria, it was revealed on Monday.

11 injured after Istanbul bus driver attacked by man with umbrella

An umbrella used as a weapon led to 11 people being injured and several cars crushed on a highway in Istanbul in an attack on a bus driver on Friday.

Cannabis in cake lays residents of German town low

A half-dozen people in a northern German town required medical attention during the weekend after they ate pieces of a cake that had been baked with cannabis oil, according to police.

Pokemon characters recruited for police briefing in Thailand

The mobile game craze Pokemon Go made an unlikely appearance at a police briefing in Thailand on Saturday, thanks to a ruling from the country's prime minister.

Croats rank high among pet owners

Over half of the global population (56%) have at least one pet, and pet owners dominate in Latin America, Russia and the USA. Croatians are also deemed to be pet lovers given that 61% of...

Renaissance Festival taking place in Koprivnica

The 11th edition of the of the Renaissance Festival started in the northern Croatian town of Koprivnica on Saturday with a procession of costumed participants along the city's medieval fortress...

Bangkok to launch special police squad to crack down on Pokemon Go

Bangkok City Police will launch a mobile police squad aimed at catching drivers playing the popular mobile application Pokemon Go, local media reported Monday. 

Anti-sex fence going up to keep prostitutes from Berlin neighbourhood

Berlin has paid 36,000 euros (40,000 dollars) to build a so-called anti-sex fence to prevent prostitutes and drug dealers from wandering into a neighbouring residential area, the daily Bild...

Trump Tower climber wanted to meet presidential candidate, police say

A climber snatched by police from the side of Trump Tower is under mental evaluation after what authorities described as a stunt motivated by a desire to meet Donald Trump, the presidential...

Pokemon no go at Thai polling stations

Thailand's military government has said that Pokemon Go players should refrain from playing the game near polling stations as Thais vote on a constitutional referendum on Sunday. 

Mass robot dance in eastern China sets Guinness World Record

A total of 1,007 robots danced for a minute in eastern China's Shandong province, setting a new Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous robot dance, a report said Sunday. 

Frenchman arrested while hunting Pokemon on Indonesian army base

A Frenchman has been arrested in Indonesia for entering a military base while hunting for Pokemon, police said Tuesday.

Man caught trying to board Indonesian plane with snakes in socks

A man has been arrested for trying to board a Garuda Indonesia plane bound for Saudi Arabia with 10 pythons in his socks, an airline official said Monday. 

Zagreb Zoo gets its first Komodo Dragon

A Komodo dragon also known as the Komodo monitor arrived in Zagreb Zoo recently, and this three-and-a-half-year-old lizard was the first representative of its species to be exhibited in Croatia,...

Croatian amusement park like Gardaland to be built in Biograd Na Moru

The amusement park will consist of sections for three categories of visitors: children, families, and teenagers. We will also divide it into three thematic sections: the Wild West, Old Pirate Town...