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- 2008 Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.
- 2009 Typhoon Ketsana (2009) hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.
- 2012 Syrian army massacres 40 civilians in Thiabieh, Damascus
- 2012 Greek trade unions call a general strike to protest austerity measures
- 2012 Japanese automakers suspend operations in China
- 2014 World Health Organizations estimates that Ebola death toll has reached 3,091 - with Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone hit hardest
- 2017 Saudi Arabia announces it is overturning its ban on women driving - last country in the world to do so
- 2017 Fights break out in Uganda's parliament during debate to raise presidential age limit
- 2017 World's second-largest gem-quality diamond, the "Lesedi La Rona", sells for $53m