21 dead, 16 missing as landslides hits eastern China

More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed at least 21 people. Several days of rain sparked a torrent of mud and rock, engulfing homes in Lidong village, Zhejiang province. The landslide occurred shortly before 23:00 on Friday night and buried almost 30 houses. Parts of… Read More 21 dead, 16 missing as landslides hits eastern China

Japan’s economy hits recession again

Japan’s economy has plummeted into recession again. Gross domestic product contracted by an annualized 0.8% in the third quarter, Japan’s Cabinet Office said on Monday. Growth also shrank in the previous quarter , officially putting the world’s third-largest economy on the rocks. Stocks in Tokyo fell around 1% in early Monday morning trading. Poor economic… Read More Japan’s economy hits recession again

Journalist brutalized by prison officers in court premises

Officers of Nigerian Prison Service from Kuje Prison, Abuja, numbering about 10, openly brutalized a Vanguard reporter, Mr. Emmanuel Elebeke. The incident occurred at about 2p.m. at the premises of Court 2 of the FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja, when the reporter took the photograph of the six accused persons from Kuje prison, who were… Read More Journalist brutalized by prison officers in court premises