Nov 182013

UN discusses ‘killer robots’: Countries are meeting in Geneva to decide whether to consider banning ‘killer robots’ which can make decisions by themselves about when to kill people. Human rights groups claim weapons like these raise serious moral questions about how we conduct war.
15 November 2013


Typhoon Haiyan: Destruction in the Philippines: Officials estimate up to 10,000 people have died in Tacloban city and elsewhere in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Many other people are now struggling to survive without food, shelter or clean drinking water.
11 November 2013


Twitter shares jump: Shares in the microblogging site, Twitter, have nearly doubled in value in the first few hours of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The share price rose above $45, valuing the company at more than $25bn.
8 November 2013


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