Sunday , 20 January 2019

World News

Japan struggles to avert nuclear meltdowns

TOKYO: Facing an unprecedented nuclear crisis, Japan on Sunday struggled hard to avert multiple meltdowns at two of its reactors damaged by the devastating earthquake and tsunami as it braced for a fresh explosion at Fukushima plant amid fears that the toll may exceed 10,000 in the ravaged northeastern coast.

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Gaddafi troops capture oil town

CAIRO:  After a series of counterattacks by troops of Mr Muammar Gaddafi, the outgunned and loosely organised rebels were on Sunday  pushed out of eastern oil town of Brega, as the Arab League supported a ‘no-fly’ zone to halt the advance of the Libyan military to opposition stronghold of Benghazi.

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Tsunami waves kill one

in US, spark  evacuations in Latin America
LOS ANGELES: Tsunami waves from Japan’s huge quake have killed at least one person and sparked mass evacuations on the American continent, but failed to inflict major damage.

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