Japan’s Hamaoka Nuclear Plant Stops Operations

3 Tokyo, May 14. -The operator of Japan's Hamaoka nuclear plant agreed to suspend operations in that complex, as requested by Prime Minister Naoto Kan due to safety concern. Very early today, control rods were installed in No. 5 reactor, after the same operation was done yesterday in the No. 4, local press quoted sources from Chubu Electric Power Co.

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Cuba Needs to Reinforce Defensive Capacity

0 Havana, Jun 4. -Seeking solutions to complex socioeconomic problems and increasing Cuba's capacity as of defense and disaster situations were key subjects analyzed by President Raul Castro, during the enlarged meeting of the National Defense Council. The forum was held on May 28 at the headquarters of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ministry (MINFAR), with the participation of leaders from

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