Vladimir Putin scored an apparent victory in a week-long constitutional referendum that had the trappings of a gameshow. A large landslide struck the Hpakant jade mining site in Myanmar. The killing of Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, an Ethiopian singer and activist, has sparked days of protest. A mysterious die-off of elephants in Botswana has stumped scientists. And, Amsterdam's red-light district is reopening after the coronavirus shutdown.
He may be facing charges over alleged EU subsidy fraud, but billionaire businessman Andrej Babis still appears poised to win this weekend's Czech general election pushing his trademark anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket.
The cheetah is ranked as the fastest creature on land. What makes it run so fast? That question has long intrigued Alan Wilson. He specializes in locomotive biomechanics at the Royal Veterinary College in the UK.
Spanish King Juan Carlos is generally popular with his people. On Wednesday, however, he was forced to apologize in the wake of a scandal over an all-expenses-paid hunting trip to Africa, where he shot and killed elephants.
King Juan Carlos has apologized to the Spanish people after going on a hunting trip in Africa while his country was in the midst of an economic crisis. It was widely reported that he had been hunting elephants.
The Geo Quiz takes us to southern Africa this time. Bushmen there are celebrating a court victory. They've been fighting a long legal battle with the government of Botswana over access to water. Can you name the region in Botswana where the Bushmen live?
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