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1. “Independent legislator Kao-Chin Su-mei(高金素梅) and 60 aborigines(原住民) failed to visit the Yasukuni shrine(靖國神社), where they wished to call the souls of their tribesmen back to Taiwan yesterday, according to reports from Tokyo.
2. Kao-Chin(高金) said all she and the bereaved families wanted was to end the enshrinement of their relatives together with the Japanese, who persecuted them during the half century of colonial rule on Taiwan.
3. Donald Tsang(曾蔭權) has effectively won Hong Kong's leadership(領導). He handed in nomination forms showing he had support from 710 of the 800 election committee members.
4. A smuggler who filled his trousers with rare snakes was caught when he landed at Prague airport because customs officers spotted them wriggling(蠕動).
5. A Romanian university has slapped(課稅) a 'sex tax'(性愛稅) on students inviting their partners to spend the night with them in dormitories. One dormitory manager(舍監) said: "If they want to spend the night with their girlfriends or boyfriends then they should pay.”
6. Pakistan has lifted a travel ban(旅行禁令) on a gang-rape victim(輪暴受害者) after Washington condemned attempts to prevent her from leaving the country. A government statement Wednesday says that on the instruction of Prime Minister the name of the victim has been removed from the government's travel restriction list.
7. Russian security officials say they suspect the derailment of a train traveling from Chechnya(車臣) to Moscow Sunday morning was an act of terrorism. Several people were injured in the early-morning incident.
8. A Chinese teacher who saved more than 20 children from floods was hailed a hero on Tuesday, days after as many as perhaps 200 people, most of them pupils sitting at their desks, were killed.
9. Six masked men with shotguns seized dozens of students and teachers at an international school in northwestern Cambodia on Thursday demanding that authorities give them money and weapons, the government and police said.
10. Iraqi and U.S. forces raided a dangerous Sunni neighborhood Wednesday and freed an Australian hostage who was hidden beneath a blanket, officials said. Elsewhere, 33 people died in suicide attacks, including 25 killed when a bomber dressed in Iraqi army uniform blew himself up in a mess hall (軍中餐廳).