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Monday, March 11, 2013

News Headlines Mar. 11, 2013

  • US, UK and France training Syrian rebels in Jordan - reports Foreign instructors are training Syrian rebels in modern warfare in Jordan, suggest media reports from Europe. Sources claim the trainees will be the security force if Assad goes, while the combat skills they are being taught distort the picture.
  • High cost of cheap energy: Fukushima tragedy 2 years on Two years after the Fukushima disaster, much of the clean-up effort is still ‘theoretical’, survivors go to court for compensation and thousands march against nuclear power, while the government gives up on the phase-out promise.

  • North Korea cuts hotline with South following threats Pyongyang has cut a key communication hotline with South Korea, Seoul's Unification Ministry said Monday. The tensions between the neighbors have once again flared after the UN adopted a fresh round of tough sanctions against North Korea.

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