Oct 262013

Super typhoon hits Hong Kong: A super typhoon has hit Hong Kong on its way to south China. Typhoon Usagi has killed at least 25 people in Guangdong province, south China, but Hong Kong has escaped the worst of the storm.
23 September 2013


Saudi women campaign for the right to drive: Saudi women activists have launched a new campaign for the right to drive. Women aren’t allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, although there’s no formal law banning them.
20 September 2013


Japan switches off nuclear power: Japan is shutting down its last functioning nuclear reactor, with no timetable for a restart.
The closure highlights the changing fortunes of nuclear power in a nation that was once one of its biggest users – until the accident at Fukushima.
16 September 2013


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