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Worried Japanese rush to stock up on water
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Worried Japanese rush to stock up on water
The World Health Organisation says the detection of radiation in produce is more serious than first anticipated and is not a localised problem. The organisation says there is no risk of contaminated food reaching other countries but people living in Japan are worried, particularly over drinking water.Read Full Article ...
 
Stock futures mixed as Japanese costs increase
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Stock futures mixed as Japanese costs increase
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks appear headed for a mixed opening as investors weigh higher than expected rebuilding costs in Japan. The Japanese government announced t...
 
Concern in Tokyo over radiation in tap water
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Concern in Tokyo over radiation in tap water
A spike in radiation levels in Tokyo tap water spurred new fears about food safety Wednesday as rising black smoke forced another evacuation of workers trying ...
 
Japan quake, tsunami could cost 309 billion dollars - Summary
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Japan quake, tsunami could cost 309 billion dollars - Summary
raises toll, number of missing Tokyo - A magnitude-9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that rocked north-eastern Japan caused up to 25 trillion yen (309 billio...
 
Japan quake costliest ever
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Japan quake costliest ever
Japan estimated the cost of the damage from its devastating earthquake and tsunami could top $300 billion as authorities in Tokyo warned that babies should not...
 
Sensex up 218 points; blue chips lead the rally
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Sensex up 218 points; blue chips lead the rally
Sensex up 218 points; blue chips lead the rallySensex ended up as investors continued to buy stocks at lower levels in the absence of any major negatives from ...
 
Concern in Tokyo over spike in tap water radiation
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Concern in Tokyo over spike in tap water radiation
TOKYO (AP) A spike in radiation levels in Tokyo tap water spurred new fears about food safety Wednesday as rising black smoke forced another evacuation of work...
 
Oil Strengthens ahead of Inventory Report
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Oil Strengthens ahead of Inventory Report
Commodities moved higher in European session as investors gauged the impacts of radiation leak in Japan. Radiation emitted from crippled nuclear plants has bee...
 
Porpoise rescued from field after Japan tsunami
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Porpoise rescued from field after Japan tsunami
Japanese animal rescue volunteers have saved a porpoise from a rice field after it washed two kilometres inland by the March 11 tsunami.Read Full Article ...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.