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Zardari to seek nuclear technology cooperation with Japan

February 23, 2011 Comments off

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Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrives at the Tokyo International Airport on February 21, 2011. Zardari is here on a three-day visit to Tokyo. – Photo by AFP

TOKYO: President Asif Ali Zardari said Monday that since Japan was negotiating a deal with India to cooperate on peaceful uses of nuclear energy, the similar cooperation should be extended to his country.

“If Japan is willing to cooperate with India in nuclear technology and (is) giving nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, I do not see any reason why we should not deserve the same,” Zardari said in an interview with the Japanese media in Islamabad ahead of his departure for a three-day visit to Japan, published in leading Read more…

Earth Likely “Unrecognizable” by 2050 Say Experts

February 21, 2011 Comments off

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In 2011 the Earth’s population will reach 7 billion. The United Nations (UN) reports that the total number of people will climb to 9 billion in 2050, peak at 9.5 billion, stabilize temporarily, and then decline. Despite the confidence with which these projections are presented, in an American Association for the Advancement of Science press briefing and presentation today the Population Council’s John Bongaarts presents evidence that the actual Read more…