1. Japan is facing its second major storm in a week. Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, is battering the country’s southwestern regions.
  2. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to two people for their efforts to end the use of rape as a weapon of conflict.
  3. Tokyo’s Tsukiji Wholesale Market, often dubbed the “ Kitchen of Japan,” permanently shuts at noon on Sunday, bringing the curtain down on 85 years of trade.