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Norway’s electric car sale rises

Norway improves its own world record of highest share of electric cars, as electric cars achieved a market share of 58.4 % among new registrations in March.

South Korea lifts ban on abortion

The Constitutional Court of South Korea has ruled to decriminalise abortion from 2020. Abortion has been illegal in South Korea since 1953.

Sudan’s dictator ousted by army

After months of protests, the Sudanese army has removed the dictator Omar al-Bashir from office. However, the protesters continue to demand democratic reforms.

Large decline in death sentences

Last year the global number of executions was the lowest in at least a decade. The number has fallen with 31 per cent from 2017.

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During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Four countries scrap their cluster bombs

During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Billions of people all over the world live without an official address or identity, and it makes almost everything in life difficult or impossible. But new technology allows everyone to tell where they live - with just three words.
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