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March 28, 2001

Bookseller fined for advertising Mein Kampf
A Prague court has fined a bookseller ten times his monthly salary for advertising Mein Kampf on the internet. Judge Jana Andelova found Vit Varak guilty of disseminating fascist ideology and fined him 100,000 crowns, about £2,000.

Ghosts spark transfer protest
Students at Paraguay’s Universidad Tecnologica Intercontinental have protested at the transfer of the university’s main facilities to a new building because it is believed to be haunted by ghosts. The building, which cost the university more than 110 million guaranis (about £1,850) to purchase and renovate, was built at the end of the 19th century by freemasons.

Tatarstan president warns of Islamic study threat
Young men from the Russian Federation who study in Islamic fundamentalist countries pose a threat to peace and stability, the newly re-elected president of Tatarstan Minimir Shayminyev has claimed.

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