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New Orleans: 10 years after hurricane Katrina – in pictures

10 years after

A decade after Katrina devastated New Orleans, photographer David G Spielman’s stark black and white images document the city’s changed landscape. The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City, published by The Historic New Orleans Collection and accompanied by an exhibition in the French Quarter from 22 August to 9 January, is an intimate portrait of the city’s transformation…

 

Typhoon Soudelor hits Taiwan, moves toward China: Were they prepared?

China and Taiwan deployed tens of thousands of responders to deal with typhoon Soudelor, the strongest recorded storm of 2015…

 

Japan’s nuclear regulator says no repeat of Fukushima under new safety rules – media

No.1 (L) and No.2 reactor buildings are seen at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan, July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato

No.1 (L) and No.2 reactor buildings are seen at Kyushu Electric Power’s Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan, July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japan’s nuclear regulator said an accident on the scale of the 2011 Fukushima disaster would not occur under new safety rules imposed on reactors such as Kyushu Electric Power’s Sendai No.1, set to be the first to restart since Fukushima, Japan’s Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday. Sendai No.1 reactor is set to restart as early as next week. The Fukushima reactor meltdowns led to the eventual closure of all of Japan’s reactors in September 2013 for checks and costly safety upgrades…

 

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