Monday , 22 October 2018

World News

Radiation detected in groundwater under

TOKYO/FUKUSHIMA: High radiation has seeped into groundwater under the crisis-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, authorities said today, as Japanese and US troops launched an intensive air and sea search for thousands of people who remained unaccounted for after the March 11 quake and tsunami.

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Libyan minister defects to the West

LONDON: In the first defection by a key aide of the Libyan leader, Mr Muammar Gaddafi to West, the Foreign Minister, Mr Moussa Koussa arrived unexpectedly in Britain and the Foreign Secretary, Mr William Hague declared that the Libyan regime was “crumbling from within”.

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Jordan’s Parliament rejects calls to reduce king’s constitutional power

AMMAN: Jordan’s Lower House has said it absolutely rejects calls see King downgrading constitutional authorities of King Abdullah II.
Stating the king receives his powers from the constitution, the 120-member lower house Sunday said it will work to ensure that the king remains “powerful” to preserve the Jordanian identity and the constitution, Xinhua reported.

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