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Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami of up to 20 cm were recorded at Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture and other locations in northeast Japan after the quake, although no major damage was reported. #facebook #Politics #United States #China #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
U.N. rights boss doubts legality of Israel's Gaza offensive

Jul 12, 2014

U.N. rights boss doubts legality of Israel's Gaza offensive

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief on Friday voiced serious doubts that Israeli's military operation against Gaza complied with international law banning the targeting of civilians, and called on both sides to respect the rules of war. International law requires Israel to take all measures to ensure that its attacks are proportional, distinguish between military and civilian objects, and avoid civilian casualties, U.N #facebook #United States #India #Japan #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina
Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Jul 12, 2014

Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

HAVANA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current President Raul Castro on Friday to begin a six-day tour of Latin America in which Russia is seeking to reassert its influence on the communist-ruled island. #United States #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Latin America #Mexico
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern Japan, minor tsunami warning - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern Japan, minor tsunami warning - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude 6.8 hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning and a warning for a minor tsunami of up to one metre was issued for the northeastern coast, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported. There were no immediate reports of abnormalities at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, which is in the area, NHK said #Politics #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #japanese
Gaza toll nears 100, Israel to counter rockets "with all power"

Jul 12, 2014

Gaza toll nears 100, Israel to counter rockets "with all power"

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Friday it would not bow to international pressure to end air strikes in Gaza that officials there said had killed almost 100 Palestinians, despite an offer by U.S. President Barack Obama to help negotiate a ceasefire with militants #facebook #United States #Economy #India #Brazil #Arabic #Israel #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion #article
Ukraine says rebels will pay as missiles kill 23 soldiers

Jul 12, 2014

Ukraine says rebels will pay as missiles kill 23 soldiers

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed to "find and destroy" pro-Russian rebels who killed 23 servicemen and wounded nearly 100 in a missile attack on Friday. Poroshenko issued his angry statement following an emergency meeting of his security chiefs called in response to the early morning strike by Russian-made Grad missiles on an army motorised brigade near the border with Russia #World Cup #India #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Russia #United Kingdom #Mexico #Ukraine #opinion
Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

Jul 12, 2014

Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday. Poaching across sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise as armed criminal gangs kill elephants for tusks and rhinos for horns, usually to be shipped to Asia for use in ornaments and medicines. #facebook #Politics #United States #India #Arabic #Russia #markets #Latin America #Kenya
Netanyahu says more than 1,000 targets hit in Gaza, sees "more to go"

Jul 11, 2014

Netanyahu says more than 1,000 targets hit in Gaza, sees "more to go"

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday Israel has attacked more than 1,000 targets during a four-day-old offensive against Gaza militants and that "there are still more to go". In remarks to reporters, he said he saw no international pressure on Israel to halt its campaign #Politics #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker resolution in disputed election

Jul 11, 2014

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker resolution in disputed election

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks in an effort to broker a resolution to a disputed election that threatens to stir up ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said Kerry would meet with the country's two presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, as well as Afghan President Hamid Karzai and officials from the United Nations. #United States #Business #Brazil #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

Jul 11, 2014

Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

LONDON (Reuters) - Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday. British and Indian researchers said the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), which is given by injection, could provide better and longer lasting protection if given alongside the more commonly used live oral polio vaccine (OPV). #Politics #India #China #Business #France #Arabic #Afghanistan #markets #Latin America #children
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