Afghan President Hamid Karzai defined seven parts of the country that he says are ready to transition to Afghan control in July, when U.S. military troops begin a phased-out withdrawal. The areas include the capital of the troubled Helmand…

All six reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant have been connected to power lines, although Tokyo Electric Power Company has said there are steps that need to be taken before it can safely turn the power…

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