Midair collision cause crash of two aircrafts off San Pedro coast, Los Angeles

Two planes went down off the coast of Los Angeles on Friday in what is suspected to be an in-flight collision, the Coast Guard said. Though authorities have not been able to confirm the two crashed, a local fisherman reported a downed aircraft to the Coast Guard just after 3 p.m. local time — the… Read More Midair collision cause crash of two aircrafts off San Pedro coast, Los Angeles

Six-month-old baby rescued under rubbles 30 hours after earthquake

A six-month-old baby girl has been rescued from the rubbles of an apartment building in Taiwan, 30 hours after it was brought down by an earthquake. Earlier, a 20-year-old man was also pulled out alive, but hopes are fading for 120 others thought to be trapped in the ruins of the Weiguan Jinlong building in… Read More Six-month-old baby rescued under rubbles 30 hours after earthquake

South Korea, U.S. to discuss counter measures to North Korea missile launch

South Korea and the U.S. are to formally meet for a discussion of  deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, after North Korea claimed to have successfully launched a satellite into space. THAAD is an acronym for the U.S.-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, which can target short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles in… Read More South Korea, U.S. to discuss counter measures to North Korea missile launch

DISCO, GENCO workers reject picketing due to electricity tariff hike; plan to protest tomorrow

Ahead of tomorrow’s planned protest, electricity workers have kicked against the plan to picket the Distribution Companies, DISCOs, and Generation Companies, GENCOs, by leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, alongside civil society allies over the hike in electricity tariff, arguing that the action is misdirected. Speaking on the platform… Read More DISCO, GENCO workers reject picketing due to electricity tariff hike; plan to protest tomorrow

North Korea launches satellite into Space

North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, North Korean state TV reports. North Korea has launched a long-range “missile,” a South Korean defense ministry official said on Sunday, an action immediately condemned by the United States as “destabilizing and provocative.” Though North Korea had said it actually put a satellite into orbit, the… Read More North Korea launches satellite into Space