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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7.1 Aftershock Rocks Japan

1 Tokyo, Apr 11. -Just a month after the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami, a 7.1-magnitude aftershock hit the region on Monday, according to Japan's Meteorological Agency. Authorities issued a tsunami warning as a result of this event, whose epicenter was located 10 kilometers underwater off the coast of Hamadori, in the Fukushima prefecture. Given the possibility that a

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Japan: Radiation Hampers Search for Bodies

1 Tokyo, Mar 31. -Radiation levels in the evacuation area around the Fukushima-1 nuclear plant is hampering the search for about 1,000 victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Police sources quoted in news reports stated that some bodies had been exposed to high radiation levels, adding another tragic aspect to the continuing nuclear crisis. The above information is

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