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Radioactive Water now called an Emergency in Japan

The nuclear crisis in Fukushima, triggered by the March 2011 tsunami, continues to provide negative surprises. The Japanese government has now confirmed that the water in the nuclear plant has exceeded the level of the underground barrier, which means that Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) can no longer contain the leak. This, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority, shows that TEPCO has not paid enough attention to the issue. The ...Read full article...

Russia and China Prepare for Global War

Both countries want peace, not war. America threatens them. Defensive readiness is prioritized. Forewarned is forearmed. NATO’s a global alliance. Washington heads it. It’s a geopolitical threat. It menaces humanity. It’s expanding worldwide. It’s allied for offense, not defense. It plans war, not peace. It’s comprised of 28 member states, 22 partner ones, seven Mediterranean Dialogue allies, four Istanbul (Gulf) Cooperation Council Initiative states, and eight other global Partners. ...Read full article...

Thyroid cancer risk for 2,000 Fukushima workers

Around 2,000 people who have worked at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant face a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, its operator said Friday. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) said 1,973 people — around 10 percent of those employed in emergency crews involved in the clean-up since the meltdowns — were believed to have been exposed to enough radiation to cause potential problems. The figure is a 10-fold increase on TEPCO’s ...Read full article...

22 children die after eating school lunch meals

Angry protesters armed with poles and sticks took to the streets of Chhapra in the dirt-poor state of Bihar on Wednesday, after 22 children at a primary school died from eating a free lunch feared to contain poisonous chemicals from an insecticide. Twenty-two children have died after eating a free lunch feared to contain poisonous chemicals at an Indian primary school, officials said Wednesday, as the tragedy sparked angry ...Read full article...

China prepares for the wars of the future

Even though the wars of the future are unlikely to be fought as those of the past or the present, China will tie all knots on its way to military superiority. The country is currently preparing to fight and most likely win the battles that will come on Earth, space and cyberspace. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will conduct military maneuvers next month, during which it intends to test ...Read full article...

7.8 magnitude Earthquake hits Iran

Tremors felt across Middle East and India A major 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Iran near the border with Pakistan on Tuesday and tremors were felt in India and Gulf states. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 5.44 a.m. ET at a depth of 15.2 km (9.4 miles). The epicenter was in southeast Iran in an area of mountains and desert. It was located 201 km (125 ...Read full article...

Fukushima leaks 120 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) reported on Saturday that has leaked a ‘small’ amount of radioactive water from the nuclear power plant Fukushima-1, after the break in the reactor coolant system. In a press conference, TEPCO spokesman Masayuki Ono reported that there has been a leakage of 120 tons of radioactive water in one of the seven containers -that is, 0.85 percent of a deposit, which are used ...Read full article...

Is North Korea about to launch an attack?

North Korea today called on Russia to evacuate its embassy staff in Pyongyang due to the escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula, said a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Pyongyang. “On April 5, a representative of the Foreign Ministry of North Korea to the proposed to the Russian side to study the evacuation of personnel from the Russian Embassy along with other diplomatic missions in Pyongyang due ...Read full article...

North Korea will open nuclear facilities shut down since 2007

North Korea will restart all its nuclear facilities, including the nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, which has been closed since 2007, as reported Tuesday the North Korean official news service KCNA. Pyongyang, which on Saturday declared a “state of war” with the South, announced the restart of the nuclear reactor and its uranium enrichment plant. A spokesman for the North’s atomic agency KCNA said that not only will it be ...Read full article...

China practiced 330 million abortions between 1971 and 2010

China carried out almost 330 million abortions between 1971 and 2010, according to figures made ??public by its own Health Ministry before announcing a merger of their activities with those of the National Population and Family Planning. “Family planning will be strengthened, not weakened,” said Wang Feng, deputy head of the office of public sector reform agency quoted by China News. “After the reform, China will continue its family ...Read full article...

North Korea supposedly targeting Japan as Korean Peninsula conflict heats up

North Korea said today that Japan is “no exception” if the North decides to carry out a preemptive nuclear strike on whomever it considers as threats. The announcement came after Tokyo announced possible additional sanctions from the UN as a consequence of Pyongyang’s third nuclear test. In a dispatch issued today by the North Korean agency, KCNA, the secretive communist regime accused Japan of trying to “add fuel to ...Read full article...

U.S. and South Korea carry out military drills in defiance of North Korean threats

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | MARCH 11, 2013 South Korea and the U.S. began joint military exercises on Monday, at a time when the situation on the Korean Peninsula has reached one of the most tense levels in recent years. Pyongyang has called the military exercises an invasion and announced the cancellation of the armistice treaty that ended the Korean War (1950-1953). The conflict ended with ...Read full article...

World Health Organization warns about rise in cancer cases due to Fukushima radiation

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | FEBRUARY 28, 2013 The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Thursday that there is an increased risk of some types of cancer among Japanese who were most affected by the Fukushima nuclear accident that took place in March 2011. Since exposure after the disaster has been continuous, the effects of the radiation have been wide spread not only in Japan, but ...Read full article...

Beware, there may be bacterial feces in processed milk

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | FEBRUARY 26, 2013 In this case, it is not human excrement, human tissue or horse DNA, but artificial sweeteners. Back in 2009, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) have filed a petition requesting that the Food and Drug Administration of the United States changed the way in which processed milk ingredients are identified, so ...Read full article...

World Health Organization sees ‘weak evidence’ of human poisoning by endocrine disruptors in chemicals

While admitting humans are experiencing the highest incidence of disease and that thousands of dangerous chemicals are used in products people consume, a World Health Organization report says there is only weak evidence that human health has been adversely affected by the abundance of those chemicals in food and other products. By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | FEBRUARY 25, 2013 There are two facts that are undeniable ...Read full article...
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