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Container damaged, radiation leak feared at Fukushima No. 2 reactor

10:38 | broj komentara 0 | Japan Times

The crisis at the quake-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant reached a critical phase Tuesday with high levels of radiation feared to have leaked after apparent hydrogen blasts at two more reactors, triggering growing fears of widespread contamination.

Turkey to build nuclear power plants despite Japan disaster

10:50 | broj komentara 0 | Ria Novosti

Fears of a possible nuclear meltdown in Japan will not prevent Turkey from going ahead with the construction of atomic power plants, the country's energy minister, Taner Yildiz, said on Monday.

The European Union's response to the earthquake and the nuclear plant situation in Japan

10:53 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The Civil Protection coordination mechanism (MIC) is preparing to coordinate deployment of in kind assistance and experts from Europe, as soon as the Japanese authorities so request it. Inside the Commission, a coordination group of nuclear experts has been established to exchange

United Russia wins legislature elections in 12 RF constituents

10:57 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

The United Russia party is confidently in the lead at elections in all 12 constituent entities of the Russian federation, where elections to regional parliaments were held on Sunday, March 13.

Yemen protests escalate in clashes, ten people dead

11:25 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Scattered clashes broke out across Yemen on Monday as military forces were deployed to check nationwide protests demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Opposition leader Mahamadou Issoufou wins presidential election in Niger

11:26 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Opposition leader Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential election in Niger by receiving almost 58 percent of votes in the second round, the National Electoral Commission said Monday.

Gaddafi’s forces enter Zuwarah, bomb Ajdabiya

11:27 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Muammar Gaddafi's troops shelled the town of Zwara, west of Tripoli, with tanks and artillery and were blocking its entrances and, according to witnesses, the assault was the latest attempt by the regime to clear rebels out of the northwestern corner of Libya around the capital.

Dalai Lama offered his official resignation on Monday

11:28 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Dalai Lama, 75, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, formally offered on Monday to step down as political head of the Tibetan government-in-exile.

Radiation levels spikes in Tokyo; capital still safe, Ishihara says

14:39 | broj komentara 0 | Japan Times

Radiation reached around 20 times normal levels in the capital Tuesday morning, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said, while offering the assurance this reading posed no immediate risk to human health and that the public should remain calm.

Over 10,000 dead or missing in the aftermath of quake and tsunami

14:44 | broj komentara 0 | Japan Times

The number of casualties following last week's magnitude 9.0 earthquake climbed Tuesday, with more than 10,000 confirmed dead or reported as missing five days after the catastrophic quake and tsunami, the National Police Agency said.

Stocks tumble further on panic selling over nuke crisis

14:48 | broj komentara 0 | Japan Times

Tokyo stocks tumbled further Tuesday, with the Nikkei index shedding more than 14 percent at one point on panic selling triggered by fears over deepening troubles at a quake-hit nuclear power plant.

Bahrain declares state of emergency, Saudi soldier killed

21:07 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The king of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has imposed a three-month state of emergency on Tuesday a day after a military intervention by Persian Gulf countries.

Germany shut down seven NPs

21:10 | broj komentara 1 | Tanjug

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Tuesday that all seven German nuclear plants (NP) that began operation before 1980, will be temporary shut down, German media reported.


14. March - 20. March 2011.