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Japan starts 6th ocean discharge of Fukushima nuclear-tainted wastewater despite opposition

Japan starts 6th ocean discharge of Fukushima nuclear-tainted wastewater despite opposition

Tokyo, May 17 (UNI) Japan on Friday started the sixth round of release of nuclear-contaminated wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean.

Despite furious opposition at home and abroad, Tokyo Electric Power Company, the plant's operator, started releasing the radioactive wastewater in the morning, the second round in fiscal 2024.

Like the previous rounds, about 7,800 tons of the wastewater will be discharged until June 4.

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Ukraine loses up to 370 soldiers in battles with Russia’s western group of forces

22 Jun 2024 | 5:02 PM

Moscow, June 22 (UNI) Russia's Zapad (West) Group of Forces has taken more advantageous positions, repelled two attacks, destroyed an ammunition stockpile over the past 24 hours, while Ukraine has lost up to 370 soldiers in clashes, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday.

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Pak calls for decisive action against terrorism in Afghanistan

22 Jun 2024 | 4:35 PM

Qatar, June 22 (UNI) Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Munir Akram has called for decisive action against terrorism in Afghanistan.

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Pak: Police register 2 FIRs over man’s lynching in Madyan

22 Jun 2024 | 4:33 PM

Madyan (Pak), June 22 (UNI) The Swat police have registered two First Information Reports (FIRs) in connection with lynching of a man in Madyan.

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Teenager in France charged with planning attacks during Olympics in Paris

22 Jun 2024 | 3:07 PM

Paris, June 22 (UNI) A 19-year-old was accused in France of plotting attacks during the upcoming Summer Olympics and taken to custody, French broadcaster BFMTV reported on Saturday, citing a judicial source.

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China launches new astronomical satellite

22 Jun 2024 | 2:45 PM

Xichang, June 22 (UNI) China on Saturday launched an astronomical satellite, the result of nearly 20 years of hard work between Chinese and French scientists, to capture gamma-ray bursts which flicker like fireworks in the farthest reaches of the universe.

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