Japan nuclear plant rocked by another explosion

A hydrogen explosion Tuesday morning destroyed the outer building of a quake-damaged Unit 2 nuclear reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant. Engineers had been struggling overnight to cool the nuclear core and stave off a meltdown that could release radioactivity over a wide area. It was the third reactor at the site whose […]

Lebanese nationals in Japan are safe, report

Lebanon Foreign Affairs Ministry was informed that none of the approximately 50 Lebanese nationals living in Japan were harmed by the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the country, National News Agency reported on Saturday.

California harbor ‘destroyed’ by tsunami

The tsunami waves unleashed across the Pacific by an 8.9-magnitude earthquake off the Japan coast have destroyed boats and docks in a few isolated places along America’s West Coast, but early reports suggest little widespread damage.