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2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Rebels kill 23 Ukraine troops

ISRAEL says international pressure won't stop the nation from acting "with all power" against Hamas, as the region slides closer to all-out war.

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6 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Strong quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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6 hrs ago | AlertNet

Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east Japan, no damage

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, with minor tsunami of up to 20 cm but no reports of damage along the northeast coast that was ravaged by the catastrophic March 2011 tsunami.

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9 hrs ago | The Star Press

Strong quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami warning

Workers construct an ice wall to freeze highly toxic water at tsunami-crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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9 hrs ago | KMIZ

Earthquake hits Japan; tsunami warning issued

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake early Saturday struck offshore not far from Fukushima, Japan -- the epicenter of a nuclear crisis following a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami -- the Japan Meteorological Agency reported.

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9 hrs ago | The Independent

Japan earthquake: Tsunami warning issued after 6.8 magnitude quake hit near Fukushima power plant

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19 hrs ago | International Business Times

Prince William Says Kate Middleton and Prince George Are His...

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, arrive with their son Prince George at Sydney Airport April 16, 2014.

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21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

After beating Google, Korea's Naver goes global with messaging app Line

The billionaire founder of web portal operator Naver Corp beat back Google Inc to leave South Korea one of few countries where the U.S. search engine does not dominate.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CNN

Mikoshi Festival of Japan

Japan is a beautiful country in the Pacific Ocean. It is a group of islands. The present capital of this advanced country is Tokyo.

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World Oil

Executive viewpoint

In 2004, shortly after my term began as SEG president, a massive undersea earthquake off the Sumatran coast triggered the infamous Indian Ocean tsunami that claimed a quarter-million lives.

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CNN

5 of Southeast Asia's darkest destinations

Some of the 8,000 human skulls at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center in Cambodia sit in a glass case.

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The Coast News

Brush with Art: Del Mar sculptor gains inner peace

As fate would have it, Morhous was visiting Japan during the earthquake and tsunami that decimated Sendai, Japan on March 11, 2011.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

AlertNet

Rain batters Japan as storm makes landfall, three dead

Heavy rain battered a wide swathe of Japan on Thursday, sending rivers over their banks and setting off a landslide as a weakened but still dangerous storm made landfall and headed east, leaving three people dead.

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Reuters

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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The Baltimore Sun

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Globe and Mail

Japan's plan to become more (militarily) offensive

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo March 10, 2014, a day before the third anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that struck the nation's northeast.

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Daily Mail

Fukushima to build mile-long wall of ice around crippled plant to...

Officials at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are building a mile-long wall of ice to prevent radioactive water from leaking into the Pacific Ocean.

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AlertNet

Pets, livestock left out in the cold when disasters strike

A man and his dog named "Bantay" navigate through floodwaters brought by tropical depression "Agaton" in Kabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao January 19, 2014.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Nation

Rebuilding behind the Great Forest Wall of Japan

The Nation's Thasong Asvasena looks into Japan's post-tsunami situation three years after the 2011 tragedy, focusing on recovery projects and disaster-prevention efforts, in the first of a three-part article When it comes to preparedness for earthquakes and their aftermath, few countries are doing it better than Japan.

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NewsTarget.com

Deaths from birth defects on West Coast spiked in 2011 after radiation release from Fukushima

Evidence continues to emerge that fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster led to an increase in birth defects and infant deaths along the west coast of the United States.

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