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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