Friday, June 17, 2011

Decontamination of water in Fukushima, a priority

The 110 000 tons of radioactive water that flooded the plant currently rugged Fukushima must absolutely be decontaminated, otherwise flow into the sea by one week. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has tested a facility to help decontaminate the water used to cool reactor damaged by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11.

Ban Ki-moon asked Assad "to stop killing people"

While thousands of Syrians have fled to Turkey, the Damascus regime continues to repress dissent. Opponents call Friday to protest, while continued nightly parades throughout the country. The convictions of the international community are increasing. The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Assad to stop the killings.

Greek Defense Minister moves to the Finance Department

It is probably the most difficult job in Greece: Prime Minister Georgios Papandreou, Evangelos Venizelos has appointed a new finance minister. The 54-year-old who was previously the defense department - now he takes a completely dilapidated state budget.

Us deputy involved in sex scandal resigns

Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York, 46 years, involved in a sex scandal, announced his resignation last night by the U.S. Congress, in a crowded press conference at a senior center in Brooklyn. Weiner is probably the first political victim of social networks: it all started three weeks ago to a technical error on Twitter, the popular micro-blogging service.

NATO launches new attack in Tripoli

The renewed diplomatic efforts to end Libya's civil war seemed to be gaining momentum, while thunderous airstrikes Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) once again beat the residential complex of Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli. Officials in the capital said they are open to international efforts that would end four months of fighting between forces loyal to the old leader and the rebels who control the eastern third of the country, plus a few enclaves in the West.

Argentina. Several locations in Neuquen and Rio Black, declared disaster areas by the ashes of the Puyehue

Some areas of Neuquén and Black River (south), the two Argentine provinces most affected by the ash emanating from the Chilean volcano Puyehue, have been declared disaster and economic emergency, social tourism and their respective authorities. The governor of Neuquén, Jorge Sapag, has made this declaration in the Department of the Lakes, where La Angostura, a resort town located just 40 miles east of the crater, where the mantle of ash rises to 30 centimeters thick.

Four soldiers were killed and two wounded in separate attacks in southern Thailand

Four soldiers were killed in an ambush and two others wounded in separate attacks carried out by guerrillas of the Islamic separatist movement in southern Thailand, police sources said today. The soldiers were shot at close range by rebels while on patrol Thursday a food market in Pattani, capital of the province of the same name and located a thousand kilometers from Bangkok, said the provincial police station.

Syrian army fires at the Neaman accesses Maarrat

The Army and the Syrian security forces fired indiscriminately at the entrance of the Neaman Maarrat, northwest of Damascus, where thousands have fled, reported Syrian opposition groups. The organization said in Facebook Flash thousands of citizens have fled the town, located in the province of Idleb, where security forces fired indiscriminately in their entries, which for the moment there are victims.