BEIJING, CHINA: After 14 years, the government here has promised to end a ban on allowing HIV-positive travelers into the country.
TOKYO, JAPAN: The latest sex fetish in the Harajuku neighborhood is called "injured idol." It requires healthy women to wrap bandages around their heads or other body parts to attract men.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND: A stunned high-school drama class watched while a stripper performed for a 16-year-old boy's birthday. His mother had ordered the gorilla with balloons to visit the school, but due to a scheduling mishap, the dancer, dressed as a cop, came instead.
BERLIN, GERMANY: After a 19-year-old woman refused to sleep with him because he was too old, playboy Rolf Eden, 78, decided to sue for ageism.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: A company now offers pole-dancing classes as an exercise tool for girls as young as 7.
ROME, ITALY: An adult-ed teacher was suspended from school when it was discovered she moonlights as an Internet hard-core porn star.
SINGAPORE: A man is suing a woman for more than $200,000 for giving him herpes.
MADRID, SPAIN: Two newspaper cartoonists were fined $4400 each for a cartoon depicting Spain's Crown Prince Felipe and his wife having sex.
MOMBASA, KENYA: The tourism board and local hotel managers are considering measures to discourage the new sex tourism: older white women picking up younger (but of-age) local men and offering them gifts in exchange for sex.