ARGENTINA Thousands demand gov't change
Thousands of people flooded the streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday night in one of the country's biggest anti-government protests in more than a decade. Angered by rising inflation, violent crime and high-profile corruption, and afraid President Cristina Fernandez will try to hold onto power indefinitely by ending constitutional term limits, the protesters marched on the obelisk in the capital, chanting: "We're not afraid." Demonstrators reached the presidential residence in scorching summer heat, banging on pots, whistling and holding banners that read: "Stop the wave of Argentines killed by crime, enough with corruption and say no to the constitutional reform." Demonstrations were held on plazas across Argentina, including in major cities like Córdoba, Mendoza and La Plata.
BRITAIN: A new archbishop for Anglicans
The next archbishop of Canterbury will be officially introduced Friday, the government said, and the new leader of the world's 77 million Anglicans is expected to be former oil company executive Justin Welby. Welby, 56, made a midcareer shift from the oil industry to the clergy. He has said he faced conflicts between his beliefs and how companies acted -- and has made business ethics and standards part of his work. "I don't believe in good human beings," Welby told the newspaper The Guardian in July. "But I believe you can have structures that make it easier to make the right choice or the wrong choice." He was schooled at Eton and Cambridge University. His mother was a private secretary to Winston Churchill. His father went to the United States during Prohibition and became a bootlegger, he told The Mail on Sunday.
MACEDONIA: Only geniuses need apply
Health Minister Nikola Todorov is looking for assistants -- but they have to be certified geniuses. His ministry announced Thursday that it needs seven to 10 advisers, to consult once or twice a month for a daily fee of 3,000 to 5,000 denars ($64-100). Those with an IQ of at least 140 must be certified by the Mensa International IQ society. The average intelligence quotient is 90 to 110. A genius is considered above 140.