Thursday, March 31, 2011

Further increase in the rate of radioactive iodine in Fukushima

A rate of radioiodine up, 4,385 times the legal limit, was measured in seawater collected at 300 meters south of the nuclear accident in Fukushima, TEPCO said, Thursday, March 31. This is the highest measured level of iodine 131 from the beginning of the disaster. This rate of radioiodine was 1 250 times the standard Saturday 1850 times Sunday, and then dropped earlier this week before rebounding sharply on Wednesday at 3355 times the legal limit.

No health hazard traces of plutonium in Fukushima

Workers discovered more deposits of radioactive water is leaking from the damaged Japanese nuclear complex, officials said the plant, while emergency crews struggled to remove hundreds of tons of contaminated water and put the facility under control again. Officials believe the contaminated water has high levels of radioactivity in the coastal resort and has polluted the sea water and soil.

Workers found traces of plutonium in the ground outside the complex, but officials said there was no threat to public health. Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, said his government was "high alert" to address the problems of the troubled nuclear power plant in Fukushima. Plutonium is present in the fuel complex, which has been leaking radiation for more than two weeks, so the experts predicted it detect anything.

Troops advancing rebels Gadhafi Libyan reverse

The better armed and organized forces of Muammar Gadhafi on Tuesday reversed the westward advance of the rebels Libyans, as world powers met in London to draft a Libya without the "brother leader." U.S. President Barack Obama, said in a television message before the conference that U.S. forces are not trapped in trying to overthrow Gadhafi, but failed to mention how it will end the military campaign in Libya.

Here's how to export democracy

Now that the second country to introduce racial laws in Europe dispenses lessons of democracy and strives to foster shopping warmonger to disturb the Libyan dictator with whom he shared a short time before banquets and prostitutes, is to wonder what we mean by "exporting democracy "in the world. The first thing that comes to mind is that you first need to export anything to possess it, but here the debate would be eternal.

Libya: Paris and London evoke an "end of regime

The Libyan foreign minister, Musa Kusa, resigned Wednesday, March 30, sucitant the hope of the imminent fall of the regime in London and Paris. In one of his relatives, he resigned because of the Gaddafi regime attacks against civilians. Party of Tunisia, where he arrived Monday, he visited London in hopes of finding refuge.

"He broke with the regime," said his friend Noman Benotman, an analyst in the British thinktank Quilliam. "He was not at all happy. It does not support the government's attacks against civilians," he said, adding that he hoped to be "treated well" in London. The days of the Libyan regime "are numbered" said Thursday the former immigration minister, Ali Errishi, the television channel France 24.

Urge to control leaks of plutonium in Fukushima

.- The Japanese government spokesman, Yukio Edan, said today that it is necessary to monitor the output of plutonium outside reactor at Fukushima Daiichi, but added that the amount found so far is low. According to Edan, plutonium workers found yesterday in Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) comes from the fuel rods, due to the composition of the items found, although the amounts found are low.

The Government requested also looking around the center of Fukushima Daiichi to determine if the soil contains plutonium, after yesterday detect small amounts of material in the plant. Plutonium is highly toxic and far more dangerous to human health from radioactive isotopes of iodine and cesium found so far.

Mubarak, under house arrest: Army

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, is under house arrest with his family, said the armed forces, denying reports that they realized a trip to Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, for health reasons. "The former president and his family are under house arrest inside Egypt," said the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (CSFA), a body that runs the country since the resignation of Mubarak.

The Army announced the completion in September elections, which follow a presidential date not indicated, a vague timetable that extends the period initially planned for the devolution of power to civilians. "The elections were held in September," said Gen. Mamdouh Chahine, a member of CSFA.

Berlusconi? And the candidate Canadian scompiscia

There are 8 in the evening when the doorbell rings. I open the door and find myself in front of a neighbor who introduced me to the parliamentary candidate of mine and his secretary. If you think this is science fiction do not be surprised, I find myself Bunga Bunga, I live in a suburb of Vancouver, Canada.

The minority government of Stephen Harper was disheartened last Friday and May 2 (38 days after) you go to the polls. We can also vote in advance by mail and, if without the ballot, you may submit to the seat with a driver's license and a bill (there is no ID card). I live in a college contended.

Obama has authorized the CIA covert operations in Libya

U.S. officials told the agency, on Wednesday 30 March, the president signed Obama in recent weeks, a confidential decree authorizing CIA covert operations in Libya to support the insurgents. Moreover, Obama and some of its allies, including France, openly reflect the possibility of supplying arms to insurgents from Libya, who have raised mid-February against the regime in place since 1969 in their country.

Radioactive leaks continue in Fukushima

Workers discovered more deposits of radioactive water is leaking from the damaged Japanese nuclear complex, plant officials said on Monday while emergency crews struggled to remove hundreds of tons of contaminated water and put the facility under control again. Officials believe the contaminated water has high levels of radioactivity in the coastal resort and has polluted the sea water and soil.

Loyal to the regime to curb rebels near Sirte

Troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Gadhafi halted the rebel advance, which sought to control Sirte, the hometown of Libyan Col. Moammar Gadhafi. While the forces of the Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) air attacked the city from Saturday night, the insurgents have not been able to enter the city, heavily guarded by loyal to the regime.

The rebels fired mortars and machine guns in sporadic clashes with forces loyal to the president. The weekend opponents of the regime recovered the cities of Ajdabiya, Brega, Ras Lanuf and Ben Jawad, but yesterday they could only advance a few kilometers to Sirte. Journalists corroborated that the city is calm, the streets were deserted and shops closed, while NATO was flying overhead.

London refuses to Kusa immunity and the prosecutor calls for Lockerbie

The former Minister of Foreign Libyan fled to London, Musa Kusa, is talking on a voluntary basis with the British authorities, is in a protected and not been offered immunity, said today the head of the Foreign Office, William Hague. "It is in a safe place in the UK at the moment and we are discussing with him your options and our options to see how we proceed." Hours later, Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed these data: "A Musa Kusa no immunity has been granted.

Libya, they are discussing whether to arm the ribelliMigranti, EU against Italy: "Already 80 million data"

While the forces of Muammar Gaddafi recapture the strategic oil terminal of Ras Lanuf, halfway between Tripoli and Benghazi, and the rebels took refuge in Brega, turns on the debate within the coalition on the assumption of supplying arms to insurgents, and exacerbates the conflict between Italy and the European Union on emergency immigrants.

Britain and France are pushing for arming the rebels. British Prime Minister David Cameron said that "if a decision has not yet been taken", the United Kingdom "does not exclude" the solution. Barack Obama even prevent it. Rome appears skeptical that the Ministry considers arming insurgents "and not 'at all said to be the ideal solution" and calls to "use the tools already available." Has expressed strong opposition from Russia as well as from Belgium, Denmark and Norway, which are also part of the multinational coalition.

Côte d'Ivoire: UN imposes sanctions on Gbagbo

Forces acknowledged by the Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara international community have intensified their pressure on Wednesday the outgoing government of President Laurent Gbagbo in taking the political capital Yamoussoukro. The fall of Gagnoa (center-west), its stronghold in the heart of his native region, and the entry of fighters pro-Ouattara San Pedro (south-west), the first port of export of cocoa in the world, are of other setbacks for Mr.

Syrian government is facing the worst crisis in 11 years

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is facing the worst crisis in its 11 years in office, the Army deployed for the first time in nearly two weeks of protests after 12 people died in the port town of Latakia in northwestern country. Assad, 45, could address the nation soon after keeping silent since the protests began running through Syria, officials said without elaborating.

Dozens of people have died in demonstrations for democracy in the southern city of Dera and neighboring Sanamein and in Latakia, Damascus and other towns during the past week. The government blames the armed groups of triggering the bloodshed. For its part, Bouthaina Shaaban, an adviser to the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Al Jazeera that the emergency law hated by Syrian reformers for the wide powers granted to security forces, will be voided, but did not provide a calendar.

New attack air missions Gadhafi troops

air has moved into new media specifically designed to attack ground forces of Col. Gadhafi, the Pentagon announced Monday that denied it was directly supporting the rebels. "We used A-10 and AC-130 for the weekend "he acknowledged to the press a senior Pentagon official, Vice Admiral Bill Gortney. He declined to give further details about the type of goals that are intended to achieve with the new equipment.

The radioactivity in the sea japons fires 4,385 times the legal limit

The radioactivity in the Japanese sea trips. Around the central iodine Fukushima exceeds the 4,385 times the legal limit, surpassing the record of 3,355 times recorded yesterday in water samples at 330 meters south of a drain near the reactors 1 to 4 of the Kozloduy . A new sample taken from an underground tunnel outside the reactor turbine 1, that are radiation levels 10,000 times above normal, as reported by the operating company Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO).

Syria, Assad speaks to the country: "Who wants the war, will." The anger of the citizens

The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad "We do not accept foreign interference in our lands. Who wants the war from Syria, has. " The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad finally pronounce the long-awaited address to the nation during a meeting of the Damascus parliament and broadcast live on television. "We are confronting the conspiracies against our country but we will overcome them, a great plot, not only external but also internal.

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Israel deploys anti-missile system near Gaza

Israel deployed outside the Gaza Strip announced shield to shoot down a rocket, but warned the Israelis in the firing line of the Palestinian enclave is not protected at all. The positioning of the "Iron Dome" just north of Beersheba, a city in South rocket struck twice in a month of escalating violence in the border area, was described by the Army as an "acceleration" of assessments field under the system.

Gadhafi troops repel rebel raid Sirte

Troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Gadhafi halted the rebel advance to tens of kilometers east of Sirte, the hometown of the Libyan leader, who had been bombed at night by the coalition, now under NATO command. At the political level, Qatar's government acknowledged on Monday the National Transitional Council (CNT), the governing body of the rebellion against the regime of Gaddafi, announced Monday the official news agency QNA.

The court gives diplomacy crquet

The prime ministers of India, Manmohan Singh, and Pakistan, Yusuf Raza Gilani attended yesterday at the cricket World Cup semifinal that pits national teams and is held in the Indian city of Mohali (North). More than 1,000 million people were glued to the TV yesterday to see the semi-finals of the most popular sport in both countries.

The difficult relations between New Delhi and Islamabad are experiencing a new moment of thawing after the 2008 Bombay bombings that Indian authorities attributed to a Pakistani command. Gilani traveled to India invited by Singh and accompanied by a large delegation of ministers and senior army officers in this new episode called cricket diplomacy.

London, the Contact Group was established because the African Union has deserted

London conference on Libya The Libyan people should be free to determine their own future. " It 'a passage from the Declaration of the Presidency of the London Conference on Libya, which has now met the foreign ministers of some forty countries and representatives of international organizations. "The participants agreed that Gaddafi and his regime have completely lost legitimacy and will be held accountable for their actions," reads the text, which states the need for "all Libyans, including the national transitional council, the leaders tribal and others will join to begin an inclusive political process, consistent with UN resolutions, through which they can choose their own future.

Brazil could buy debt Portuguese

The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, told the daily Diario Economico, Wednesday, March 30 that his country could "buy back part of the Portuguese sovereign debt" to "participate in the recovery of the Portuguese economy". "We're also looking at alternatives, such as early redemption Brazilians currently in the hands of the Portuguese government," she added.

Wednesday already, Dilma Rousseff said that Brazil was ready to "help Portugal as part of [his] law," stating that the purchase of foreign debt was framed by strict rules in Brazil. The president of Brazil is now in Coimbra, central Portugal, where she was to attend on Wednesday morning at a ceremony of homage to his predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, from the University of the city.

Japan, to limit nuclear danger

Workers were evacuated from a nuclear reactor plant in Japan damaged after the discovery of potentially lethal levels of radiation in the water, a huge setback in attempts to avoid a catastrophic merger. The plant operator said that the radiation in the water reactor number two had more than one mSv per hour, the highest reading so far in the midst of a crisis caused by the earthquake of March 11 and the tsunami that followed minutes later.

Ivorian accused rival forces have started fighting

Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire (Frei), followers of Alassane Ouattara, and Defence and Security Forces in the country (FDS), loyal to Laurent Gbagbo, accused each other of having started several fights in various locations Ivorian. According to sources close to the SDS, Ouattara's followers attacked their positions in the towns of Duékoué, in western Ivory Coast, Daloa, in the Midwest, and Bondoukou in the east.

Berlusconi made the reality in Lampedusa

All suspicions were confirmed. After 50 days of "immigration crisis" in Lampedusa, the 18,000 immigrants who have arrived since 1 January, on Wednesday last was known why the Italian government deliberately left to rot in the humanitarian situation on the abandoned island in the Mediterranean. He was the ace up the sleeve of Silvio Berlusconi, the ultimate triumph of a prime minister who, each time more glaring, only concerned with one thing: hold the office to escape unscathed from his four processes.

Brazil .- Arnedo a photo exhibition that shows how children live in poor areas of Brazil

LOGROÑO, 31 Mar. El Centro Cultural Caja Rioja de Arnedo host this Friday, April 1, the photographic exhibition of the Foundation Juan Bonal entitled "Brazil, love of children in the Amazon 'which will be open until April 16 Monday to Saturday from 18.30 to 21.30 hours. This exhibition is completed with the projection 'Brazil, thirst for children in the Amazon', on Friday April 8 at 19 hours, and a craft sale joint 8 and 9 April, from 18,30 to 21 30 hours in the Cultural Center.

The slap sound most of the last 150 years

E 'reverberated even among the rough desert of Eastern wadi reminiscent of the diplomatic slap trimmed blatantly, by European leaders that count, the Italian prime minister, the signs will be printed on both cheeks metaphorically lift for years to come. It never happened that the serious decisions about a war should be excluded from the government of the country whose territory is conducted major military operations.

Bashar Al-Assad denounced a conspiracy against Syria

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, spoke Wednesday, March 30 for the first time since the protests began March 15. He has said that the fight against corruption and unemployment was a "priority" of his next government, but has not announced an end to emergency rule or give any details on possible reforms.

His speech to MPs, came a day after the resignation of the government of Mohammad Naji Otri, in place since 2003. "It's an exciting time, which appears as a test of our unity," he said, beginning his speech, broadcast on television. "I know the Syrians are waiting for the speech last week, but I wanted to wait to have a complete picture of the situation ...

Unable to relieve the Dalai Lama: probable successor

Lobsang Sangay born in a small Tibetan refugee camp in northern India. His father sold one of her two cows to study in a larger city in the Himalayas and New Delhi. Won a scholarship to study at Harvard University, a doctorate in legal studies from East Asia, and is a researcher and teacher. On March 20, Tibetans in exile voted for three candidates for prime minister, who will all earthly powers to the Dalai Lama has resigned, although he will remain the spiritual leader.

The rebels and NATO are shaking the city of Sirte

The revolution was intensified yesterday in Sirte in the birthplace of Colonel Muammar Gadhafi, because the forces of the Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-who yesterday took full control of the operation-bombed for the first time the metropolis, while the regime's opponents came closer to taking control.

Libyan state television reported that NATO bombed Sirte, while a resident said that since Saturday night the bombing began. "The city became a fireball." The journalists confirmed that there was strong bursts and reported that fighter jets flew over the city. The inhabitants fled in the direction of Tripoli, the capital, for fear of coalition air attacks and the arrival of the rebels.

President-elect forces surround Abiyn Ouattara

Violent clashes in Ivory Coast in recent days are rapidly changing political and military balances in the field. Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire (Frei) support President-elect Alassane Ouattara are "the doors" of Abidjan. It is the former capital and most populous city, with more than 4 million inhabitants, who until yesterday's pro-Laurent Gbagbo exmandatario-who refuses to relinquish power after losing the November election, deemed "impregnable" .

In the square for a new Mediterranean

The EU and its Mediterranean countries most affected area, especially as France, but also Spain and Italy, have transferred until recently the control of North Africa to a series of dictators, different from each other but united by the repression in respect of their peoples and the authoritarian control over their civil societies.

Another aspect is not secondary utility of these anti-democratic regimes in terms of European leaders in the control of migration flows. Sarkozy, Zapatero and Berlusconi turned a blind eye to human rights violations, torture and police systems, for long decades. This resulted, inter alia, the failure of any plans for euro-Mediterranean dialogue.

In Hainan, Mao fell from its pedestal

Shanghai Correspondence - An icon has fallen. The founder of Communist China gave way under the blows of the developers. A Wenchang on the resort island of Hainan, south China, the construction company Yilong needed space to build a luxury resort. It therefore provided a moving forty kilometers a statue of Mao Zedong built on 1 October 2008 to mark the anniversary of the Republic.

Sacrilege! On 19 February, the day scheduled for the start of marble, an error handling layer to the earth high white statue of almost ten meters. The six bands who break up. Mao eventually into a thousand pieces, a broken nose. Aware of the seriousness of their act, not knowing what to do, the workers leave the statue for six days.