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Oz PM Gillard to visit Japan, S. Korea, China and UK


April 13th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Apr. 13 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will visit Japan, South Korea and China before reaching London to attend the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Katherine ... Read more...

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S. Korea hold second round of volcano activity talks with N. Korea


April 12th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Apr 12 (ANI): South Korea and North Korea have had a second round of talks over joint research into volcanic activities at the highest mountain on the peninsula.Experts from both sides ... Read more...

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Greenpeace observes a month of Japanese quake, tsunami (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Marking a month of the devastating earthquake and associated tsunami that hit Japan, members of Greenpeace India held candlelight vigils at the India Gate in ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigils mark one month of Japan quake (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Over a hundred people Monday took part in a silent candlelight vigil in Mumbai and Pune to pay homage to the victims of Japan's devastating ... Read more...

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14,000 still missing one month after Japan’s quake-tsunami


April 11th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11 (ANI): One month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, nearly 14,000 people are still missing and workers are still struggling to regain the control of the crippled ... Read more...

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Serbians rally to show support to quake-hit Japanese


April 11th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 11 (IANS) Over 3,000 Serbians participated in a rally to express their support to the Japanese people who have been struggling with the consequences of devastating earthquake ... Read more...

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Japanese protest against country’s nuclear industry


April 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Thousands of Japanese took to the streets Sunday to protest against the country's nuclear power industry after a devastating earthquake caused a meltdown at the Fukushima ... Read more...

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ASEAN, Japan agree to boost cooperation on nuke plant safety


April 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Apr 10 (ANI): The Japanese Foreign ministers and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conducted a meeting in Indonesia, aiming to boost the safety of nuclear power plants in the ... Read more...

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Foreign secretary to travel to Japan


April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Even as Japan recovers from a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao will travel to Japan Friday for consultations on various issues.The ... Read more...

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Popular singer Martelly elected as President of Haiti


April 5th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Popular singer Joseph Michel Martelly on Monday was elected as the new President of Haiti after winning the run-off election, Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported on Tuesday.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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Three-day intensive search for missing people begins in tsunami hit Japan


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 1 (ANI): Self-Defense Forces personnel and the U.S. military have reportedly begun a three-day intensive search for people who are still missing in coastal cities and towns of Japan that ... Read more...

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Kerala IT professionals asked to return to work in Japan (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Return to work is the message to the employees of Kerala-based IT companies who fled Japan in the wake of a devastating earthquake and tsunami and ... Read more...

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Kerala IT professionals asked to return to work in Japan


March 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Return to work is the message to the employees of Kerala-based IT companies contracted to work in Japan but who had left the country in the ... Read more...

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Music concert in London to raise money for Japan victims


March 27th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Popular record labels Sony and Universal are in talks with concert promoters Live Nation to stage a star-studded music concert in London next month to ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe backs Christchurch earthquake aid appeal


March 26th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Russell Crowe has filmed a video message for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal to urge fans to donate cash in order to help aid efforts in the stricken ... Read more...

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I have never seen the Sabarmati Express, says Godhra ‘mastermind’


March 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Godhra (Gujarat), March 26 (IANS) The man who spent eight years in jail on charges of burning the Sabarmati Express in Godhra and killing 59 people has now been ... Read more...

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Japan earthquake: death toll over 10,000


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll in Japan has reached over 10,000, two weeks after the devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami struck the country, officials said Friday.Japan's National Police Agency said ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers assistance for Japan quake victims


March 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has offered Japan all possible assistance to overcome the devastation caused by the catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami.Zardari visited the Japanese ... Read more...

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UAE bans import of food items from Japan


March 25th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE's environment and water ministry Thursday banned the import of food items from Japan over fears of radiation contamination following the devastating earthquake and tsunami earlier ... Read more...

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‘Moon man’ correctly predicts another tremor


March 24th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A man, who claims to have predicted the devastating earthquake in Christchurch, has correctly predicted another tremor.'Lunar forecaster' Ken Ring warned that an aftershock would hit Christchurch on ... Read more...

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India to study Japan tsunami’s impact on Indian Ocean


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Indian scientists will study the impact on the Indian Ocean of the Pacific Ocean tsunami that ravaged north-eastern Japan earlier this month, a met department ... Read more...

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Japan quake: 9,300 dead, 13,786 missing


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 23 (IANS) The devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan March 11 have left 9,301 people dead, while at least 13,786 were still unaccounted for till Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Middle East events may push oil prices, inflation: Mukherjee (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday warned of a spike in global fuel prices and domestic inflation as a result of the political uncertainties in ... Read more...

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Brazil donates $500,000 to quake-hit Japan


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS) Brazil has said it would donate $500,000 to help in relief measures in Japan that has been hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami.The ... Read more...

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Quake-tsunami may cost Japan $235 bn, says World Bank


March 21st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 21 (IANS) The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan March 11 may cost the country's economy $235 billion, the World Bank said Monday.This amount was around four ... Read more...

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80-year-old, teenage boy rescued nine days after Japan quake


March 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.21 (ANI): An 80-year-old woman and her teenage grandson were rescued nine days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan.Jin Abe, 16, and his grandmother Sumi Abe were pulled ... Read more...

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Animal rescue operations begin in Japan


March 20th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.20 (ANI): Operations have begun in Japan to rescue lost and injured animals affected by the March 11 devastating earthquake and tsunami.Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support, or JEARS includes three ... Read more...

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Japan’s ‘miracle survivor’ story turns out to be fake


March 20th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20 (ANI): The news of a 'miracle survivor' pulled from the rubble eight days after the devastating earthquake-cum-tsunami in Japan, has turned out be fake.Emergency workers had initially claimed that ... Read more...

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Cooling efforts on at Fukushima n-plant; toll 7,700


March 20th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 20 (IANS) Japan continued efforts to avert a nuclear meltdown Sunday, shooting tonnes of water into two reactors in the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant and succeeded in restoring ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato to donate $1 mn to Japan


March 20th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato has become the latest celebrity to help victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. She is reportedly offering to donate ... Read more...

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Indian equities slide on rate hike, political turmoil (Weekly Market Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets closed deep in the red for the second consecutive week amid acute volatility as political uncertainty coupled with interest ... Read more...

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PM visits Japanese embassy, offers Indian assistance


March 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The people of India shared the sorrow and grief of the people of Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday and offered Japan any ... Read more...

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Greenpeace hails China’s move on nuclear plants


March 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Friday welcomed the Chinese state council's decision to suspend the approval process of its upcoming nuclear plants until their safety standards are ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock donates $1m to Red Cross to help Japan disaster victims


March 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock has donated 1 million dollars to the American Red Cross to help victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan."The American ... Read more...

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Indian family in exposure zone in Japan to be evacuated


March 17th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The Indian mission in Japan has located an Indian family stuck in the nuclear exposure zone and is in the process of evacuating them, Indian Ambassador ... Read more...

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