Latest Results at Olympic Women’s Volleyball Qualifying Tourney

2 Tokyo, May 23. – On Wednesday, Russia remained undefeated in the Women's Volleyball Tournament, which is the final qualifying event for the Olympic Games, while Japan was defeated by South Korea and Cuba added its third defeat with just one victory, the same result of Peru. The hosts were overcome (3-1) in the closing match by the South Koreans,

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India Could Replace Japan as the Third Largest Economy

0 New Delhi, Sep 21. -India could replace Japan this year as the third largest economy in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said an expert from a reputable testing company in the global economy.India is currently the fourth largest economy behind the United States and China, but very close to Japan because the difference between its GDP is minimal.

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Cuba Defeats Japan, S. Korea at Judo World Cup

0 Havana, May 13. -The Cuban men´s judo team defeated Japan and South Korea on the first day of the World Judo Championships team competition at the Aquidaba Sports Complex in San Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. Justo Noda, Cuan head coach, said Cuba defeated both teams with three wins each, one loss and one tie. Cuba is participating in the

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Japan: Over 14,600 Killed by Earthquake

1 Tokyo, Apr 29. -The death toll of the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that devastated the North Eastern regions of Japan, raised to 14,600 and 11,111 missing people, according to the National Police report. Meanwhile, the number of dead rose to 8,793 in the prefecture of Miyagi and in Iwate to 4,283. In the case of Fukushima, the

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Japan Raises Nuclear Alert to Maximum

0 Tokyo, Apr 13. -Japan raised to a maximum of seven the nuclear alert at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Plant (F-1), considered a serious accident on the INES world scale of this type of event. This category is applied in cases of larger releases of radioactive material that endanger the health and environment, and requires countermeasures. So far, the only case

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U.S People Support Moratorium on Nuclear Stations

0 Washington, Mar 23. -Most U.S citizens would support a moratorium on building nuclear power plants to generate electricity, after the events in Japan, according to opinion surveys. The United States has the largest number of nuclear power stations on the planet, 104 plants that generate 20 percent of the electricity. Independent Senator Joseph Lieberman recently called for a moratorium

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Japan Quake: 24,000 Dead and Missing

1 Tokyo, Mar 23. -The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11 now stands at 9,408, while 14,716 people remain missing, police said. Raul Castro Sends Condolences to Japanese Tsunami Victims According to these figures, this is the worst natural disaster since 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, which left 105,000 dead. The Japanese government on

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Japan: New Tensions at Nuclear Plant

1 Tokyo, Mar 21. -Japan is experiencing new tensions today in the crisis at the Fukushima-1 nuclear plant, after a column of gray smoke was seen coming from the building housing the reactor in Unit 3, forcing workers to evacuate. * Japan: Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 8,649 The incident was recorded at 15:55 local time and the amount of

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