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Japan informs US before own people

Japan has been accused of betraying its own people by giving the American military information about the spread of radiation from Fukushima before it told the Japanese public.

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Mars rocks drop: invade Morocco

Scientists are confirmed this week a recent and rare invasion from Mars.

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Defective implants ignite court action

Andrew Lansley, the health secretary of UK, intends to pursue through the courts the cosmetic industry companies that are refusing free operations to women wanting substandard brea

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Scotland seeks independence vote

Scotland’s government announced that it wants to hold a referendum on independence from Britain.

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Kodak on the verge of bankruptcy

Eastman Kodak, the 131-year-old photography pioneer and once the hottest tech firm on the planet, is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy.

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NZ to withdraw from Afghanistan

New Zealand’s Special Air Service troops will return from Afghanistan in March next year.

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Turkey and France in genocide row

Turkey has frozen relations with France in response to approval of a law that may deny that the mass killing of Armenians in 1915 by Ottoman Turks was genocide

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Rena’s crash crew charged

New charges have been laid against the skipper and second officer of the cargo ship Rena, which crashed into a reef off the New Zealand port of Tauranga.

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700 buried after Philippine flood

Authorities in a flood-stricken southern Philippine city have organised this week the mass burial of nearly 700 people who were swept to their deaths in one of worst calamities to

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Somare firm: “I am PM” of PNG

Sir Michael Somare continues to insist he is Papua New Guinea’s prime minister, despite the governor general and the nation’s civil service backing Peter O’Neill.