The Ukrainian government swaps scores of prisoners with rebels in the east while on the same day freezing vital bus and rail links with Russian-held Crimea.
It's a notable transformation from when Japan was a nation of savers, and had the highest savings rate in the world.
Former political prisoner and now politician Aung San Suu Kyi talks to Jonah Fisher about the forthcoming general election in Myanmar.
Virgin births are now common, and they happen in ways we still don't understand
Driving the Mirai, a car that emits only water
When it was built in the 1930s, the Hoover Dam didn’t just tame the Colorado River – it also created a massive lake that today hides shipwrecks, train tracks and tunnels alike.
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