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    30 Years On, Chernobyl Still Leaks Radiation
    Apr26

    30 Years On, Chernobyl Still Leaks Radiation

    Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when an explosion at the power plant near the town contaminated a wide area and sent radiation clouds across the globe. During the catastrophe, 31 people were killed, but it is estimated thousands more have died from cancers and other illnesses in the ensuing years. The reactor...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    A man lights a candle to commemorate victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, during a ceremony at the memorial to Chernobyl workers and firefighters in the town of Slavutych, Ukraine, early Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Ukraine marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded early hours April...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30th anniversary
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30th anniversary

    Series of events held to commemorate the tragedy, which remains the worst nuclear accident in historyUkraine is marking the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test...

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, containment is nearing completion
    Apr26

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, containment is nearing completion

    KIEV, Ukraine — An international effort to seal the destroyed remains of the nuclear reactor that exploded in Ukraine 30 years ago is finally close to completion, and remarkably, considering the political revolution and armed conflict that have rocked the country since 2014, it’s close to being on schedule. …read more Source:...

    US condemns ‘barbaric’ murder of LGBT magazine editor in Bangladesh
    Apr26

    US condemns ‘barbaric’ murder of LGBT magazine editor in Bangladesh

    US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned the “barbaric murder” of Julhash Mannan, the editor of a gay rights magazine, who also worked with the US embassy in Bangladesh. “The men and women of the US State Department join me today in condemning the barbaric murder of Mannan,” Kerry said in a statement Monday....

    In pictures: Chernobyl, 30 years later
    Apr26

    In pictures: Chernobyl, 30 years later

    Over the past eight months, Getty Images has sent its Berlin-based photographer, Sean Gallup, to Chernobyl and the surrounding villages to document what life is like there 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear power plant accident. Long-term effects continue to this day, as Gallup’s photographs show. A sign warns of radiation near...

    Chernobyl poisoned my childhood
    Apr26

    Chernobyl poisoned my childhood

    On a warm spring evening on the last day of April 1986, my grandmother, a doctor, rushed to my parents’ house after work. “Don’t take Zoya outside and close the windows,” she told my mother. “Something has happened.” Earlier that day, a colleague whose husband was a high-ranking KGB officer had whispered that an accident had occurred...

    Nuclear blast’s ‘desperately sad’ legacy
    Apr26

    Nuclear blast’s ‘desperately sad’ legacy

    ANALYSIS: As Ukraine marks 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the health effects are still being felt by the people of the region. …read more Source: Radio New Zealand

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world

    KIEV – Ukraine on Tuesday marks 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl killed thousands and forced a global rethink about the wisdom of relying on atomic fuel. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

    LONDON. KAZINFORM Ukraine has begun commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. …read more Source:...