TOKYO: An explosion rocked another Japanese reactor in Fukushima on Monday, injuring 11 people as technicians scrambled to tackle the cooling problem in a third reactor.
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.Read More »
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected India’s request to interrogate seven Pakistanis, including Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who have been arrested in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, an official said.Read More »
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.Read More »
NABLUS, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Angry Israeli settlers entered a village near Nablus on Sunday after the grisly murder of a family of five, as police went on high alert to prevent revenge attacks.Read More »
SANAA,YEMEN: A Yemeni protester died on Sunday from gunshot wounds sustained in clashes with police in the southern port of Aden, and demonstrators gathered in the capital Sanaa for a new round of anti-government rallies.Read More »
TOKYO: An explosion at a nuclear power plant in Japan destroyed the building housing the reactor Saturday triggering radiation leaks under the impact of the massive quake and the tsunami it spawned which has left at least 1,700 people dead or unaccounted for.Read More »
WASHINGTON: The massive earthquake that shook Japan and triggered a huge tsunami appears to have shifted the Earth on its axis and moved an island of Japan, a media report said Saturday.Read More »
VIENNA: The UN nuclear watchdog said it is aware of media reports of an explosion Saturday at Japan’s Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant and is urgently seeking information from the country’s authorities.Read More »
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.