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Thousands roam Tokyo streets
TOKYO: Japan's huge earthquake brought super-modern Tokyo to a standstill Friday, paralysing trains that normally run like clockwork and stranding hordes of commuters carrying mobile phones rendered largely useless by widespread ...
Atomic power emergency declared
Plant shuts down after break down in system.
Tsunami warnings send tens of thousands fleeing
Tokyo: Tens of thousands of people fled to higher ground in East Asia as a tsunami warning was issued across the Pacific on Friday after a magnitude-8.9 earthquake rocked Japan, but the countries and islands initially hit by the waves were ...
Tsunami waves hit Hawaii
HONOLULU: Tsunami waves hit Hawaii in the early morning hours on Friday and were sweeping through the island chain after an earthquake in Japan sparked evacuations throughout the Pacific and as far as the U.S. western coast. The Pacific ...
Libyan opposition counting on Europe
BENGHAZI: Faced with setbacks on the battlefront but hopeful of solid support from France and Britain, the Libyan opposition on Friday appeared to be turning strongly towards Europe for help to sustain its embattled campaign against the regime ...
Pakistan test-fires Hataf-2
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday said it had successfully tested its short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Hataf-2 (Abdali) as part of the ongoing process of validation and technical improvements in the nation's Land Based Ballistic ...
Latin America braces for tsunami
SANTIAGO: Latin American governments told islanders and coastal residents to head for higher ground on Friday as the vast Pacific seaboard readied for a possible tsunami raised by Japan's magnitude-8.9 earthquake. Coast dwellers from ...
More than 45 nations ready to help quake-hit Japan
Search and rescue teams monitoring the situation
Tsunami sweeps ships into towns, houses away to sea
Japanese coastal towns turn into black rivers
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