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# tokyo - Friday 11 March, 2011

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
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# Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Mar 11th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,305 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage
# Pacific
# Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Mar 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 14,905 Views 2 Comments

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,512 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,675 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60
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# Japan

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60

Mar 11th 2011, 12:40 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,727 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface
# Japan
# Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,116 Views 0 Comments

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,902 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Mar 11th 2011, 9:20 AM 3,372 Views 0 Comments

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake
# Japan
# Japan

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 8:39 AM 871 Views 0 Comments

The major earthquake has violently shaken the whole of north Japan, with one person confirmed dead already.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 11th 2011, 8:20 AM 1,468 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)
# Japan
# Japan

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)

Mar 11th 2011, 7:46 AM 2,604 Views 0 Comments

A 10 metre high tsunami has struck north-eastern Japan after a massive earthquake.

Ten metre high tsunami hits Japan after magnitude 8.9 earthquake
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

Ten metre high tsunami hits Japan after magnitude 8.9 earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 7:05 AM 344 Views 0 Comments

# tokyo - Friday 27 August, 2010

Family arrested after 'oldest man' in Tokyo found dead
# Japan
# Japan

Family arrested after 'oldest man' in Tokyo found dead

Aug 27th 2010, 4:37 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

Daughter and granddaughter suspected of theft.

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