M 5.6 in Pakistan on 12 Mar 2012 06:06 UTC

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Time to get our act together

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 04:47:00 +0100nation (en)

Manzar Qayyum With the Senate elections over, finger-pointing at Pakistan ’s security establishment needs to be curbed for it is tantamount to affect the morale of our patriots. The anti-military campaign - blaming it for all the ills of our society - has no parallels in the history of military and....

Guam Community College Named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll for 3rd Straight Year

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 04:42:00 +0100pnc (en)

Guam - Guam Community College students’ community service efforts have landed GCC a spot on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the third consecutive year. The 2012 Honor Roll, issued by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), recognizes higher....

Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts eastern Japan, no tsunami warning

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 02:42:00 +0100asahi (en)

A stone wall of a private house in Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, after an earthquake March 14 that registered upper 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 (Yoichi Shiraishi) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit east of Tokyo on March 14 but no tsunami warning was issued and....

Health groups tackle 'tsunami' of booze ads

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 02:23:00 +0100abc-au (en)

A coalition of experts say Australia's alcohol advertising code has failed to reign in an industry they say is out of control.

Japan's contradictory military might

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 01:59:00 +0100bbc (en)

Within a week of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of north-east Japan, more than 100,000 Japanese servicemen and women were involved in rescue efforts on the ground. The government says they saved 19,286 lives - almost as many as those who have died or are still missing following the disaster.

National › City in Shizuoka officially decides to accept tsunami debris

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:56:00 +0100japantoday (en)

A city in Shizuoka Prefecture officially announced Thursday that it will accept tsunami debris for disposal. Shimada City Mayor Katsuro Sakurai made the announcement after a test incineration of 10 tons of debris last month showed no radiation. The city tested the ashes and exhaust gas for....

Un tsunami de nubes cubre varias ciudades de España

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:32:00 +0100antena3noticias (es)

Un tsunami en forma de intensa niebla ha cubierto varias ciudades costeras españolas en las últimas horas. Los bancos han sido tan densos que han obligado a cerrar durante algunas horas el puerto de Barcelona y el aeropuerto de Bilbao. Es un fenómeno natural que llega del mar y que deja imágenes impactantes.

6.4 Magnitude Quake Shakes Papua New Guinea

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 21:39:00 +0100prensa-latina-en (en)

15 de marzo de 2012, 14:54 Canberra, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) A 6.4 magnitude quake on the Richter scale shook on Thursday the region of New Britain, in Papua New Guinea, without reports of victims, material damages or tsunami, according to the Geological Service of Australia.  

Un tsunami de nubes cubre varias ciudades de España

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 21:17:00 +0100antena3noticias (es)

Un tsunami en forma de intensa niebla ha cubierto varias ciudades costeras españolas en las últimas horas. Los bancos han sido tan densos que han obligado a cerrar durante algunas horas el puerto de Barcelona y el aeropuerto de Bilbao. Es un fenómeno natural que llega del mar y que deja imágenes impactantes.

+++ Wirtschaftsticker +++ - Verdi: Neue Warnstreiks in Bremen und Niedersachsen

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:39:00 +0100bild (de)

Im Tarifstreit im öffentlichen Dienst hat die Gewerkschaft Verdi neue Warnstreiks am Montag in Niedersachsen und Bremen angekündigt. Mehr Top-News. Foto: dpa

App displays photos of disaster area

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:22:00 +0100japantimes (en)

The Fukushima Minpo Newspaper Publishing Co. said it has started selling an English version of a smartphone application that displays snapshots of the prefecture in the aftermath of last March's calamities, and the ensuing nuclear crisis. The application, Fukushima Earthquake & Tsunami — 50 Days....

City of Shimada to accept debris from Iwate to help reconstruction

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:22:00 +0100japantimes (en)

The city of Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture, said Thursday it will accept debris left by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Iwate Prefecture, becoming the second municipality outside the Tohoku region after Tokyo to do so. The decision, declared by Mayor Katsuro Sakurai, came after the municipal....

New approach to fisheries needed

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:22:00 +0100japantimes (en)

One year after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit the Tohoku region, harvesting of wakame seaweed has started in Iwate and Miyagi prefectures. But the 3/11 disasters have left deep scars in fisheries of the region's Pacific coastal areas. The central and local governments and fishing industry....

Tepco, state deserve criminal trial: groups

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:22:00 +0100japantimes (en)

Two citizens' groups in Fukushima Prefecture plan to file a criminal complaint against senior officials in the government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. for professional negligence over the nuclear crisis. Members said the antinuclear groups will hold a rally Friday in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture,....

Cinema, foto, tradizioni e arte made in Japan

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:09:00 +0100corrieredelmezzogiorno (it)

NAPOLI - L'Oriente che fa bene all'Occidente: l'eleganza, lo stile, la forza e l'arte made in Japan. Dal 23 al 25 marzo Sorrento ospita la quarta edizione del Festival di Cultura Giapponese, promossa dal Comune e dalla Fondazione Sorrento, e dedicata quest'anno al cinema, alla fotografia e alle tradizioni nipponiche.

Earthquake Hits Japan: A Look At Some Of The Strongest In The Country's History

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:22:00 +0100ibtimes-cn (zh)

Japan's location in the Pacific makes it a prime candidate for strong earthquakes.

Earthquake Hits Japan: Photos From Day Of 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake In Northern Japan

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:22:00 +0100ibtimes-cn (zh)

A mere three days after the one-year anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan, another earthquake hit. On Wednesday evening, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the northern region of the country.

Earthquake Hits Japan: Photos From Day Of 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake In Northern Japan

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:05:00 +0100ibtimes-au (en)

A mere three days after the one-year anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan, another earthquake hit. On Wednesday evening, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the northern region of the country.

Japan Earthquake 2012: Tokyo At Risk For Major Disaster In Near Future

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 17:27:00 +0100ibtimes-cn (en)

Just days after the somber one-year anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that killed nearly 16,000 people in 2011, Japan was struck by two new earthquakes.

Giappone/ Dopo disastro, si punta su nuovo sistema anti-tsunami

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 17:26:00 +0100tmnews (it)

Roma, 15 mar. (TMNews) - Il Giappone è un paese che punta molto sulla tecnologia e la ricerca scientifica. E, dopo la tripla catastrofe dell'11 marzo 2011 (terremoto, tsunami e incidente nucleare di Fukushima), ha deciso d'investire importanti risorse su un nuovo sistema di prevenzione dei disastri naturali di questa natura.

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