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Chinese girl who was hit-and-run by two drivers, ignored by eighteen people, dies

Chinese girl who was hit-and-run by two drivers, ignored by eighteen people, dies

Two year old Wang Yue from Guangdong, China — who was hit and run by two van drivers, then disregarded by eighteen passers-by — has died. Video footage caught by a CCTV camera last week shows the onlookers pass her whilst she laycataleptic and bleeding in a busy market in Foshan. In the end Wang […]

Bomb blast in Delhi kills 12, injures 62

Twelve people were reported killed and 62 people injured in a terrorist attack outside gate number 5 of Delhi High Court, in India’s capital New Delhi at around 10:15am (4:45 am GMT) on Wednesday.According to home secretary RK Singh, the explosives were hidden in a briefcase placed in the reception of the high court. At […]

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Did quake or tsunami cause Fukushima meltdown?

Japan’s nuclear safety agency today rejected a claim in British newspaper The Independent that the earthquake itself, not the subsequent tsunami, destroyed cooling systems leading to meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. “It is not correct,” a spokesman for Japan’s nuclear safety watchdog, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA), told New Scientist. The […]

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Renewed concern over nuclear response

As Japan last weekend marked the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, concern continues to mount about new revelations of elevated radiation readings following the March 11 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Evidence of unsafe levels of radiation within the food supply chain continues to emerge, with Japanese media reporting on Wednesday […]

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Millions to turn off lights for Earth Hour

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), organizers of the fifth annual Earth Hour, is asking people all over the world to turn off lights tonight from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time in support of energy conservation and awareness of climate change. In 2010, 128 countries, 4,000 cities and 1,000 landmarks worldwide participated in […]

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