ITEM ONE (1)

 

–         AIR DISASTER :TOTAL OF AIR DISASTERS – 39

 

–         SEA DISASTERS: TOTAL OF SEA DISASTERS – 8

 

  1. Hundreds stranded as ships stuck in Baltic Sea ice. There were up to 50 ships stranded in ice along Sweden’s eastern seaboard this week due to the weather.
  2. Oil Spills At Jubilee Oil Field
  3. Crews Discover 42,000 Gallon Gulf Oil Well Leak of the coast of Mexico

 

 

ITEM TWO (2)

The world will experience major conflicts developing into regional wars. Some nations might rise against others. The UN should be firm and fair and use good diplomacy to avert wars between nations, otherwise they could lead to a World war.

  1. North Korea scraps South Korea military safeguard pact (27 May 2010) 10 South Korean warships took part in an anti-submarine drill
  2. North Korea anger at US-South Korea war games (22 July 2010) BBC news. North Korea has also said new US sanctions against it will violate a UN statement issued after the sinking of a South Korean warship in March
  3. UN warship hearing angers N Korea (15 June 2010)
  4. China and Japan ‘back North Korea financial sanctions’ (1 June 2010) South Korea says it has persuaded China and Japan to take part in financial sanctions against North Korea
  5. Deadly clashes in Kyrgyzstan’s southern city of Osh (11 June 2010) At least 26 people have been killed in clashes in Kyrgyzstan’s second-largest city of Osh, officials say. More than 400 people were wounded in the fighting, which is reportedly between Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbek groups
  6. Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri warns of Israel ‘threat’. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is concerned about “escalating” threats posed to the Middle East by Israel
  7. China warns US over planned $6.3bn arms sale to Taiwan (30 January 2010) The Chinese government has warned that a planned sale of advanced US weaponry to Taiwan threatens to strain a relationship already troubled by disputes about internet censorship

Total: 23

 

ITEM THREE (3)

Signs of the End of Time, the Doomsday; (Likelihood of a collision of the Earth with some heavenly bodies). Discovery of new lands.

 

 

  1. Meteorite Crashes Through Virginia Doctor’s Office (21 January 2010) A small meteorite fell from the sky and crashed through the roof of a doctor’s office in Virginia, but luckily no one was hit, experts say.
  2. Massive China Sandstorm Seen from Space (23 March 2010) The nasty storm kicked up sand and dust from the arid terrain of Inner Mongolia and swept it thousands of miles to the south and east. The yellow dust reduced visibility and air quality in Beijing and even as far away as Taiwan and Japan. Residents wore dust masks to combat the sandstorm.
  3. Russians plan asteroid diversion (01 Jan 2010) Nazdrovia! Nothing like starting off 2010 with a little talk of Armageddon (the movie). Rumors were flying around the Internet just before the New Year that the Russians are planning a mission to divert the asteroid 99942 Apophis away from Earth collision
  4. Astronomers detect ‘Monster Star’ (21 July 2010) source: BBC News  
  5. Kepler telescope spots ‘Styrofoam’ planet
  6. NASA space telescope quickly spots first asteroid (January 25, 2010)
  7. Five New Planets Found; Hotter Than Molten Lava (January 4, 2010)
  8. Meteor Hit On Jupiter Prompts Russian Warning For Earth

Total: 10

ITEM FOUR (4)

RE-EMERGENCE OF DICTATORSHIP IN SOME COUNTRIES

 

  1. Cote d Voir electoral problems
  2. Niger military take over
  3. Guinea
  4. Gambia

Total: 4

 

ITEM FIVE (5)

PLAGUES AND OUTBREAK OF EPIDEMICS DUE PARTLY TO VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS AND EARTHQUAKES.

  1. Haiti earthquake 7.0-magnitude quake, killed as many as 200,000. 12th January, 2010
  2. Massive earthquake strikes Chile (28 February 2010) A massive earthquake has hit central Chile and killed at least 214 people, the interior minister says.
  3. Portugal Landslides Death Toll Reaches 42 (February 21, 2010)
  4. Massive earthquake strikes Chile killed more than 720 people (Feb. 27 2010)
  5. Uganda Landslide: At Least 70 Killed, Hundreds Missing (03/ 2/10)
  6. Seven Die in China Earthquake (18th January 2010) Seven people died and one was missing in landslides triggered by a low-grade earthquake in southwestern China at the weekend, the government said on Monday.
  7. Fears grow for 32 named as missing after Madeira landslides (23 February 2010) Officials expect death toll of 42 to increase significantly
  8. Mozambique: Cholera outbreaks (February 25th, 2010) Mozambique’s health minister says 36 people have died this year from a cholera outbreak in the northern and central parts of the southern African country.
  9. Turkey Earthquake Kills Dozens (March 8, 2010) Local officials had put the death toll as high as 57 Monday morning, but later lowered the confirmed death toll to 51. The toll is expected to rise as rescue workers search for survivors in the ruined buildings
  10. Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Disrupts Air Travel (03/22/2010) With continuing seismic activity, geologists in Iceland fear that this weekend’s small eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano could trigger larger volcanic events. For now, though, damage has been contained to the immediate vicinity and no injuries have been reported. Iceland’s eruptions could have global consequences
  11. Zambia suffers cholera outbreak after floods (March 23 2010) Lusaka – Cholera killed at least 12 people in Zambia’s capital Lusaka after floods caused by torrential rains contaminated drinking water, a health ministry official said on Tuesday.
  12. H1N1 Outbreak – Achimota, Ayipe, Mfantsipim, School Closed (29-Mar-2010 )
  13. Meningitis outbreak kills 250 in Burkina Faso (March 3, 2010 March 3, 2010) Health officials in the west African country of Burkina Faso are worried about an increase in deaths from meningitis which has killed about 250 people so far this year.
  14. China faces ‘diabetes epidemic’, research suggests. China faces a diabetes epidemic, with almost one in 10 adults having the disease while most cases remain undiagnosed, researchers have said.  
  15. Zambia hit by worst cholera outbreak in years; more than 130 dead and nearly 5,000 affected (April 15th, 2010)
  16. Landslide in Jiangxi China derails train killing 19 (23 May 2010) A landslide has caused the derailment of a passenger train in south-east China, with at least 19 people killed and 71 injured.
  17. Mudslides in Brazil continue to claim lives (08/04/2010) mudslides claiming the lives of more than 150 people with thousands left homeless.
  18. Super Typhoon Megi hits northern Philippines (26 October 2010) bbc news. A “super typhoon” has struck the northern Philippines with heavy rain and winds of up to 260km/h (162mph), leaving at least three people dead.
  19. Indonesia tsunami deaths increase after Sumatra quake (26 October 2010) bbc news. More than 100 people have been killed and many are missing after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
  20. Dozens die in new Mount Merapi eruption in Indonesia (5 November 2010) bbc news. More than 100 people are now said to have been killed.
  21. Rain hits Haiti as Tropical Storm Tomas approaches (5 November 2010) The outbreak of the water-borne disease – which has so far killed more than 400 people and infected more than 6,700 in Haiti – has not seriously affected the capital, but aid agencies say flooding could change that. BBC new
  22. Outbreak of CSM: 17 killed (23 February 2010) Source: GNA
  23. Indonesia is struck by three powerful earthquakes (16 June 2010)
  24. Nyiragongo volcano landslide: 54 ‘dead’ in DR Congo (20 May 2010)
  25. Hundreds flee Guatemala volcano (28 May 2010) At least 1,600 people have fled the eruption, some 30km (19 miles) south of the capital city
  26. Nigeria – lead poisoning kills 100 children in north (4 June 2010) More than 100 children have died of lead poisoning in Nigeria in recent weeks, health officials say.
  27. Indonesia tsunami deaths increase after Sumatra quake (26 October 2010) More than 100 people have been killed and many are missing after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia
  28. Colombia landslide: Dozens feared buried near Medellin (7 December 2010) More than 100 people are still missing and feared dead after a hillside collapsed on Sunday, following the heaviest rains in the country for decades.

Total Earthquake: 28   Volcanic Eruptions Total = 4

 

ITEM SIX (6);INFANT MORTALITY ESPECIALLY BOYS

  1. Mother Kills 5 Kids (January 06, 2010) The deceased kids were Kweku Asante 11, Nana Yaw Asante, 9, Angela Asante, 6, Kofi Asante, 4, and Esi Asante, one and half years. Three boys and two girls.
  2. Man stabs 28 children in China nursery school attack. Twenty-eight children and three adults have been injured by a man with a knife at a nursery school in eastern China, the third such attack in a month.
  3. Nigeria – lead poisoning kills 100 children in north (4 June 2010) More than 100 children have died of lead poisoning in Nigeria in recent weeks, health officials say.

Total: 3

 

ITEM SEVEN (7)

RAINS THAT COULD BE HARMFUL TO THE HUMAN BODY AND PLANTS; (CHEMICAL RAINS).

 

  1. Afghanistan avalanches kill 150 in Salang Pass. Some 2,500 people have been rescued so far, but scores more are feared buried following several days of heavy snow. More than two dozen avalanches have hit the pass since Monday, blocking 2.1 miles (3.5km) of road
  2. 3 more killed in J&K due to rain, avalanche. (9 February 2010) Two security men and a civilian were killed and 10 others injured as snowfall and rains triggered fresh avalanches and landslides in
  3. Flooding
  4. CHINA, it rained pepples

 

Total: 4

 

 

ITEM EIGHT (8) MENTAL DISORDERS WOULD BE COMMON

  1. CHINA SCHOOL ATTACKS

–          24 March 2010- eight children killed in Nanping, Fujian

–          28 April 2010- at least 15 children and one teacher injured in Leizhou, Guangdong

–          Man stabs 28 children in China nursery school attack, 29 April 2010 – three adults and 28 children injured in Taixing, Jiangsu  

2. Villager stabs 9 women and children, 2 dead (2010-05-11) BEIJING – A knife-wielding villager stabbed two women to death and injured seven other women and children in Northwest China’s Shaanxi province on Monday

 3. Aftermath of Haiti earthquake

Total: 3

 

ITEM NINE (9): FOOD SUFFICIENCY

  1. Generally the productions of rice and maize have increase. There is an increase in yield production in Ghana.

 

ITEM TEN (10):BUSINESSES WILL FLOURISH IN SOME COUNTRIES.

1. German economy grew by 3.6% in 2010

2. China’s economy grew by 10% in 2010

3. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded 2.60 percent in the third quarter of 2010 over the previous quarter.

4. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Japan expanded 1.10 percent in the third quarter of 2010 over the previous quarter

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