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Japan struggled on Tuesday to restore utilities after its worst weather disaster in 36 years killed 155 people, with survivors facing health risks from broiling temperatures and a lack of water, while rescuers kept up a grim search for victims.
Japan's embattled prime minister hit back at critics on Monday over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday remained-steadfast that he and his wife were not involved in discount-land-sale-deal that has seen the opposition call for the resignation of key-ally and Finance Minister Taro Aso.
Japan’s finance ministry on Monday acknowledged that documents in a suspected cronyism scandal had been doctored.
Japan’s gaffe-prone deputy prime minister Taro Aso on Wednesday retracted comments in which he cited Adolf Hitler, but insisted he did not mean to praise the Nazi leader.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the Total National Division 1 League will start on the 27th of November 2018.
The Ogun Executive Council of Labour Party has denied having any agreement or discussions with the embattled Governor of the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, and Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, are some of the scheduled speakers for WISCAR’s (Women in Successful Careers) annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Croatia's Ivan Strinic insists he never considered retiring from football despite a heart problem which has delayed his debut at Milan.
At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwe police said on Friday, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus, with pictures showing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicle.
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.
Rohingya Muslims are fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid a controversial drive to repatriate them to Myanmar later this week, where the UN says conditions are still not conducive to their return.
South Sudan’s main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-in Opposition (SPLA-IO), has for the first time since outbreak of renewed violence in 2016 allowed humanitarian access to Pibor in the country.
Golf’s 14-time major winner Tiger Woods has turned down a record fee – believed to be $3 million not to withdraw from the Saudi leg of the European tour in the wake of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey in October.
A 35-year-old man, Adedapo Obalola, was yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja magistrate court, Lagos, for allegedly collecting N1.2 million under the pretext he would secure a client, Kemi Fawole, a residential apartment.