One of the workers struggling to avert a disaster at Japan's crippled nuclear plant was exposed to a high radiation dose that may increase the risk of cancer.
Attackers 'destined for dustbin of history'; rebels unable to advance
Shelves where local bottled water are placed are empty as imported bottled water are seen for sale at a convenience store in central Tokyo March 23, 2011.
Radiation danger from Japan's tsunami-smashed nuclear plant loomed on Wednesday with water in Tokyo showing hazardous levels for infants.
President Hamid Karzai said on Tuesday that his security forces will soon take charge of securing seven areas around Afghanistan.
United States President Barack Obama is facing growing criticism at home and abroad over whether the military campaign in Libya is the wrong policy - or the right policy at the wrong time.
Loud explosions and intensive anti-aircraft fire were heard Tuesday night in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, which has been bombed by Western forces.
A top general threw his support behind protesters on Monday and warned Yemen could slip into civil war, after snipers shot dead dozens of demonstrators.
Loud explosions and heavy anti-aircraft gunfire were heard in the Libyan capital city of Tripoli at around 9:00 pm local time on Monday.
A Dutch ham radio operator has been able to learn about a psychological US special forces operation.