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Japan finds tainted food up to 90 miles from nuclear sites

March 19, 2011

2 By Ken Belson and Hiroko Tabuchi New York Times Posted: 03/19/2011 09:08:25 PM PDT   TOKYO — The government said Saturday that it had found higher than normal levels of radioactive materials in spinach and milk at farms up to 90 miles away from the ravaged nuclear power plants, the first confirmation by officials that […]

Earthquake in Italy

April 11, 2009


Jasmina Tesanovic 9 April 2009 Here in northern Italy, we overslept the big earthquake in L’Aquila, which is a beautiful, ancient small town now completely in ruins. My agent, his wife and his cat were in Rome one hundred kilometers from the epicenter. He jumped out of his bed at the early hours of 6th […]