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Japan: Rescuers rush to reach dozens trapped on erupting Japan volcano Ontake. Four people confirmed dead on Japan volcano Ontake: NHK.

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US: 6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska: US Geological Survey.

Population Geography
Singapore: Singapore population now at 5.47 million, slowest growth in 10 years.
Australia: Australia to reintroduce temporary visas for refugees.
Africa: Sierra Leone quarantines another 1.2 million people over Ebola outbreak: President.

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Singapore: Singapore ratifies global agreement on climate change action till 2020.
World: UN climate fund receives pledges of $2.3b, still short of $12.7b goal. UN climate summit urges ambitious deal; pledges remain well short of goals.

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Indonesia: Thick haze forces flights to be axed in Indonesia.
Mexico: Second South Korean found dead after Hurricane Odile hits Mexico, death toll now 3.
Italy: Storm forces closure of Florence museums for damage checks.

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Singapore: Singapore writes to Indonesia to express concern over haze.
Philippines: Tropical storm shuts down Philippine capital.

Population Geography
World: World population may hit 11 billion by 2100: Study.

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World: World will ‘change course’ on climate at UN summit: envoy.

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West Africa: ‘Catastrophic’ economic impact may drain billions from West Africa: World Bank.
UK: Healthy Briton injected in Ebola vaccine trial.

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China/India: Xi Jinping: ‘World’s factory’ China, ‘world’s back office’ India will drive world economy.

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Singapore: More bins for recycling old cellphones, laptops and other electronic waste. Haze eases in Singapore as wind direction changes. Singapore welcomes Jakarta’s move to ratify haze pact.
Australia: Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions: Study.
Philippines: Thousands evacuated as Philippines most active volcano rumbles.
US: Some 6,000 firefighters battle wildfires across drought-hit California.
World: Three times more people displaced by disasters than violent conflict: Study. Climate race still being run in sacks.
Pacific: Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes north-west of Guam, no tsunami generated.

Population Geography
World: UN says nearly $1.26 billion needed to fight Ebola outbreak. Obama: Stop Ebola before ‘hundreds of thousands’ infected.

Urban Geography
World: Six mega trends that will shape the future of cities.

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Singapore: Expect more slightly hazy conditions and lower air quality: NEA. Haze in west Singapore but residents not worried yet.
Australia: Environmentalists criticise Australia’s plan to protect Great Barrier Reef as insufficient.
Hong Kong: Typhoon Kalmaegi shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain.
Mexico: Hurricane Odile strands tourists, sparks looting in Mexico.

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China: China to invest $206bln in rustbelt Liaoning: media. Shanghai free trade zone: reform paralysis, slow progress cloud project.

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Philippines: Typhoon Kalmaegi slams northern Philippines, cuts power lines.
Indonesia/Singapore: Indonesia planning cloud seeding to tackle haze that is also affecting Singapore.
World: Ocean algae can evolve fast to tackle climate change-study.

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Australia: Plastic pollution choking Australian waters, says study.

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India: Thousands trapped in deadly Indian Kashmir floods. 

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Singapore: Parliament: Ebola outbreak risk here is low, says Health Ministry. 

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