How a landfill site poisoned a small town outside Moscow and sparked massive protests.
Image copyright Wikimedia/Ropable Image caption Landfill sites aren’t usually described as “pretty” America Samoa has temporarily solved its increasingly urgent rubbish problem by getting a “prettier” landfill site, it’s reported. The Pacific Island territory was warned that its single landfill on the main island of Tutuila only has two years left before it reached its […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Young women in Sudan grow up in a patriarchal society, human rights campaigners say An appeals court in Sudan has overturned the death sentence of a woman who killed her husband after he allegedly raped her, her lawyer says. Noura Hussein, 19, was instead sentenced to five years in […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Last year just 941,000 children were born in Japan An MP from Japan’s governing party has been accused of sexism after he said young Japanese women should have more children or face being a burden on the state. Speaking at an LDP party meeting, Kanji Kato said young women […]