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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Japan Quake Death Toll Stands at 7,197

1 Tokyo, Mar 19. -The death toll from Japan�s earthquake and tsunami now stands at 7,197, while 10,905 people were still missing, police reported Saturday. Without ending rescue operations or the recovery of bodies amid continuing aftershocks, efforts were focused on gradually moving towards some semblance of normal life. In the coastal city of Rikuzentakata, construction began Saturday on 200

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Nuclear Situation in Japan Remains Critical

0 Tokyo, Mar 16. -The nuclear crisis in Japan triggered by the earthquake and tsunami last Friday remains critical Wednesday after another reactor caught fire, and the number of dead and missing keeps rising. Tokyo Fears Radioactive Fallout The incident was detected early today in an area of the No. 4 reactor of the Fukushima No.1 plant, thus increasing concerns

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Japan to Support Paraguayan Rural Development

0 Asuncion, Dec 29. -According to an official source Japan will support Paraguay rural development through technical cooperation which includes donations of about 10 million dollars plus loans. Makoto Kitanaka, director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, in Paraguay said that the project has an integrated development approach addressed to small farmers. He also said that they are going

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Orthopedists of 13 Countries to Attend Int. Congress in Cuba

0 Havana, Sep 16. -About 400 representatives of 13 countries of Latin America, Europe, the US and Japan will take part in the International Congress on Orthopedics and Traumatology to be held on September 20-25 and sponsored by the International Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology. The first binational meeting Cuba-Mexico, dedicated to the exchange of experiences in both disciplines, will

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