Japan in recession

Amid the economic tumult brewing in Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun finds itself grappling with unexpected recessionary winds, ceding its longheld status as the world’s third-largest economy to Germany.

Typhoon Aere makes landfall in Japan

Typhoon Aere, the weather agency said, had an atmospheric pressure of 1,000 hectopascals at its center and was packing winds up to 90 km per hour, as of 6 a.m.