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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6.5-Magnitude Quake Shakes Southeast Iran

3 Tehran, Dec 22. -An 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook southeastern Iran late Monday, killing at least seven and injuring an undetermined number of people, Press TV reported. The quake, which took place at 22:12 hours (local time) on Monday, mainly affected the small town of Hosseinabad, with a population of several hundred, in the region of Chah Malek. The quake was

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Mexico Confirms Arrests of Los Zetas Hit Men

1 Mexico, Sept 6. -Mexican authorities issued arrest warrants on charges of organized crime for seven alleged member of the Los Zetas gang, including six non-Mexicans, federal government sources confirmed. A joint communiqué from the Secretariat of the Interior and the Attorney Generalâ�Ös office released the names of the suspects and other details of the case. Six of the suspects

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