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A Look At Pacific Island Disputes

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

Associated Press The Pacific Ocean is peppered with hundreds of islands – most small and uninhabited – that are claimed by more than one countr...

Russia Presses Ahead With Nuclear Plants After Japan Crisis

Simon Saradzhyan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Saradzhyan

While Russian authorities saw the recent calamities in Japan as a chance to initiate a rapprochement with the country, Moscow's overtures to Tokyo have received a cool reception.

Volcano Eruption From Space: Sarychev Filmed By Space Station (VIDEO

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Sarychev Volcano, located on a Russian island off the coast of Japan, erupted on June 12, 2009. The video was captured by the International Space ...