The 2017 African Global Economic & Development Summit in California has ended up with no Africans because 100% of the delegates were denied US visas.
At the Los Angeles Marathon, world records were broken for the fastest marathons run by a person dressed as a car, a 3D bird and a hot dog.
Beijing public toilets have installed facial recognition cameras to try to stop pensioners stealing all the loo paper.
In Japan, adult diapers outsell baby diapers.
Elderly Japanese drivers are being offered cheap funerals as an incentive to surrender their licences to the police.
Greece spends a higher proportion of its GDP on defence than any other NATO country except the US.