Officials in some Japanese cities are hoping anime and manga will persuade newly enfranchised 18- and 19-year-olds to vote.
Coins will soon be back in circulation in Belarus as part of a currency redenomination.
Officials in Vietnam's capital want to make city centre streets motorbike-free within 10 years.
Local police on the trail of missing inflatable dog mess.
A new project called Asylum League is aiming to integrate migrants into Danish society.
Themed stamps will spread Finland's culture around the world, the country's postal service says.
Australia's National Archive tries to establish how a letter flown out of Paris by balloon during an 1870 siege ended up in its collection.
Clips of US presidential candidate Donald Trump have been edited together with scenes from Game of Thrones in a video by a Melbourne-based political satirist.
An 11th Century letter sets a new record price for Chinese calligraphy at an auction in Beijing.