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Argentine president gets good news - no cancer


January 8th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left hospital Saturday and returned to her official residence in Buenos Aires with good news. Following her thyroid operation, doctors said ... Read more...

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Low levels of radioactive particles detected in Europe, source unknown


November 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
VIENNA (BNO NEWS) -- Low levels of radioactive iodine-131 have been detected over parts of Europe in recent days, officials confirmed on Friday, but the source remains unknown. There is not believed ... Read more...

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Radiation rises to 1,000 times above normal level near Fukushima plant


May 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, May 4 (ANI): The radiation readings have risen from 100 to 1,000 times above the normal level on the Pacific seabed near the tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.Japan's Kyodo ... Read more...

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Japan may set up underground tank to stop contaminated water from spilling into sea


April 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is reportedly considering setting up a big underground tank in the compound of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to prevent ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine found in breast milk of Japanese mothers


April 21st, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): The breast milk of four Japanese mothers has been found to contain small quantities of radioactive iodine. This development has led to pressure being brought on the government ... Read more...

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Steel wall being built to prevent radioactive water from Jap nuke plant seeping into Pacific Ocean


April 9th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 9 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Corporation, the operator of the troubled Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan, has started to install a steel wall and fence to prevent more water ... Read more...

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Nuclear radiation from Japanese power plant reaches Pakistan: PAEC


April 9th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Traces of airborne radioactive iodine, believed to have originated from the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, have been detected in Pakistan.The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) said ... Read more...

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US healthcare system unprepared for catastrophic release of radiation: Officials


April 8th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): US officials have said that he country's health-care system is not capable enough to cope with a catastrophic release of radiation.The Washington Post quoted an assessment prepared ... Read more...

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Highly radioactive water leak in tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant plugged: TEPCO


April 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 6 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Corporation has claimed that it has succeeded in stopping highly radioactive water from leaking into the Pacific Ocean from the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ... Read more...

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Outflow of highly radioactive water from Japan n-plant stops (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The outflow of highly radioactive water into the sea from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has stopped, the Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.In an ... Read more...

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Radiation detected in Japan fish


April 6th, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS) High levels of radioactive iodine and cesium have been detected in fish caught near the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Japan dumps contaminated water into ocean


April 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 5 (IANS) The operator of the Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has started to discharge contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean to speed up efforts to tackle ... Read more...

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Japan: radioactive source contaminating sea not clear


April 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) on Monday used colored powder in an effort to locate the source of highly radioactive water leaking into the sea, officials said.In its ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine 4,385 times legal limit found in sea water near Fukushima nuke plant


March 31st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 31 (ANI): The level of radioactive iodine-131 found in seawater near the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, has soared to its highest reading yet at a concentration of 4,385 ... Read more...

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Complications arise in radioactive water removal at Japan’s Fukushima nuke plant


March 31st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency in Japan has said that complications have risen in efforts taken to remove radiation contaminated water from a reactor building at the ... Read more...

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Japanese operator says it will “scrap” four reactors at tsunami hit nuke plant


March 30th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Company's Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumatahas said that four of its six reactors at the earthquake-cum-tsunami nuclear plant in Japan will completely be 'scrapped'."We have no ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine 3,355 times legal limit found in sea water near Fukushima nuke plant


March 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The Japanese government's nuclear agency has claimed that radioactive iodine-131 at a concentration of 3,355 times the maximum allowable level under the law has been detected in the ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan n-plant reaches Britain


March 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Faint traces of radiation from Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have been traced to the Scottish city of Glasgow, officials said.The radiation was, however, "extremely ... Read more...

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China detects ‘extremely low level radiation’ from Japan


March 29th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China has detected extremely low levels of radioactive material in the air from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.According to a statement issued by China's National Nuclear Emergency Coordination ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan n-plant detected in southeast China


March 28th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Low levels of radiation have been detected in the southeast coastal regions of China but are not harmful to humans or the environment, officials said Monday.Experts ... Read more...

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Radioactive levels at Fukushima lower than earlier reported:Kyodo


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Levels of radioactive iodine in water at Fukushima's reactor 2 are 100,000 times above the normal levels, Kyodo Japanese news agency said.Earlier Sunday the levels ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan n-plant detected in China


March 27th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Low levels of radiation from the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan has been detected in northeast China, authorities said.The National Nuclear Emergency Coordination Committee confirmed ... Read more...

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Radioactivity levels in Tokyo’s tap water declared safe for infants


March 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 27 (ANI): Radioactivity levels in tap water at Tokyo water purification plants have been detected to be safe for infants' consumption.The levels continued to drop after samples were detected ... Read more...

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Radiation levels no danger to marine life: Japan


March 26th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's marine life is in no danger regardless of the radiation levels in the waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, government spokesman Yukio ... Read more...

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Radioactive materials’ level found 1,250 times higher than legal limit in sea near Fukushima plant


March 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 26 (ANI): Levels of radioactive materials are increasing in the sea near the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit nuclear power station in Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, the government's nuclear ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine 1,250 times over limit in Japan sea


March 26th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 26 (IANS) Radioactive iodine 1,250 times over the permissible limit has been detected in the sea off the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, officials said Saturday.Readings ... Read more...

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Sea water off Kukushima has high level of radioactive iodine


March 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radioactive iodine in seawater near an outlet at the Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant has been detected at 147 times the safety limit, the Kyodo ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine exceeding limit for infants found in Tokyo water


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): The Tokyo metropolitan government has cautioned that infants should not be provided with tap water for drinking purposes because radioactive iodine exceeding the set limit for them has ... Read more...

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Over-limit radioactive materials found in 11 types of vegetable in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): The Japanese Health Ministry has said that 11 types of vegetable grown in Fukushima Prefecture, including broccoli and cabbage, have been found contaminated with radioactive materials extensively exceeding ... Read more...

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High radioactivity detected in seawater near Japan’s tsunami hit nuke plant


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 22 (ANI): Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) has said that highly concentrated radioactive substances have been detected in seawater close to the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant after ... Read more...

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Spinach with radiation 27 times more than limit found 100 km away from affected nuke plant


March 21st, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 21 (ANI): Spinach with radioactive iodine 27 times more than the government-regulated limit has been found in the city of Hitachi in Ibaraki Prefecture, which is located over 100 kilometers ... Read more...

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Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?


March 21st, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) As panic and myths do the rounds after the radiation leak at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, experts feel India should not worry about the ... Read more...

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Tokyo tap water found to have radioactive iodine beyond Japan’s regulated standards


March 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20 (ANI): Radioactive iodine beyond Japan's regulated standards has reportedly been detected in the tap water in Tokyo apparently because of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine detected in Tokyo tap water


March 19th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Traces of radioactive iodine were discovered in tap water in Tokyo in the wake of the disaster at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese media ... Read more...

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Stop hoarding salt, China tells radiation-scared shoppers


March 18th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese officials have told its citizens to halt their mad rush for salt. Chinese shoppers are picking all the salt packets from the shelves in a bid ... Read more...

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