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Volcano erupts in southern Japan
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) A volcano in southern Japan was spewing fire and ash Sunday, the country's weather agency said, two days after a massive earthquake that triggered a destructive tsunami.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 10:00:55 PM

Japan faces nuclear fallout, quake toll may be 10,000
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Sunday said the country was facing its worst crisis since World War II, as the toll from the earthquake and tsunami two days ago is expected to cross 10,000 and fears arose of a nuclear fallout from two quake-hit reactors.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 8:41:30 PM

6-magnitude quake off Japan's Honshu island
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale struck Sunday off the east coast of Japan's main island of Honshu, according to the China Earthquake Network Center.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 7:11:57 PM

Japan facing worst crisis since World War II: Kan
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) Japan was currently facing its worst crisis since World War II, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Sunday, as the toll from the earthquake and tsunami crossed the 1,000 mark and amid fears of a meltdown at a quake-damaged nuclear power plant.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 6:33:51 PM

'No food or water, but Miyagi residents not panicking'
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Residents of the Miyagi prefecture in northeast Japan, severely hit by a magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami, are experiencing a shortage of drinking water and food but there is no panic or looting, a eyewitness told RIA Novosti Sunday.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 6:10:21 PM

Japan facing worst post-World War II crisis, says premier
Tokyo/Berlin, March 13 (DPA) Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Sunday that Japan was facing its worst crisis since World War II, the Kyodo news agency reported.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 6:08:14 PM

Japan lifts tsunami warning
Tokyo, March 13 (DPA) Japan's meteorological agency late Sunday lifted the tsunami warning for the nation's entire Pacific coast as experts warned of more strong aftershocks posing grave dangers to damaged nuclear reactors in the afflicted areas.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 4:43:29 PM

13 dead in Pakistan violence
Islamabad, March 13 (DPA) Thirteen people died Sunday in an ambush on a van, following shootout between security forces and assailants in northwestern Pakistan, police said.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 4:30:59 PM

26/11 probe: Pakistan rejects India's request to quiz Lakhvi
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected India's request to interrogate seven Pakistanis, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who have been arrested in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, an official said.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 4:01:53 PM

Quake-hit Japan faces nuclear crisis, toll may cross 10,000
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) The devastating earthquake followed by a tsunami that hit northeastern Japan is likely to claim over 10,000 lives, police said, as authorities scrambled Sunday to minimise the effects of possible radiation leaks from the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 3:41:12 PM

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