Medium strength earthquake struck near Los Angeles, AP reported. Currently no reports of injured people or damage. From the American Geological Institute reported that the quake was a magnitude 5.
Accidentally discovered the young tourists, fell into a cave in the Czech Republic. 21-year-old mountaineer has stayed there four days. He fell and was unable to go out alone because he was a broken arm. When he discovered, was dehydrated and in shock mentally. The young man fell four meters in height on April 13 around 3 pm.
The number of cases of swine flu in Japan has increased sharply, reports BBC. So far there are 120 laboratory confirmed cases. Nearly 2,000 schools and businesses are closed. The Japanese government announced not to take unnecessary trips. We recall in Japan on Friday confirmed four cases of swine flu in people recently returned from Canada.
First case of swine flu was registered in Greece. This confirmed the Greek health minister. The man arrived yesterday on a flight from the U.S.. Later the Greek Ministry of Health will make a special statement on the case.
Director General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan does not increase the risk for a pandemic swine flu AP. Earlier today, several countries, including Britain, Japan and China urged the UN health organization to change the level of danger.
26 people killed in landslide in the Philippines, Itar Tass. As local authorities reported the tragedy occurred 930 km from the Philippine capital Manila. The reason for the incident most likely heavy rain. Under slipped Stones and soil were found to be 30 buildings. In place of the tragedy employs 15 rescue team.
Large forest fires have spread to the outskirts of the Incas to Machu Picchu in Peru, said Austrian television ORF. According to the Peruvian intelligence services with safety to fight the flames about 300 firefighters. Machu Picchu belongs to the World Heritage List of UNESCO, according to local officials, however, is not sufficiently protected.
Portuguese authorities confirmed the first case of infection with "swine flu" in the country after the virus was detected in a woman is returned recently from Mexico. Information for infecting said Minister of Health Ana Jorge, quoted by AP. Authorities in Britain, in turn, reported nine new cases of swine flu infection, seven of the patients had traveled to Mexico, bringing the total number of infections in Britain reached 27 people.
Restaurants and cafes in Mexico, who days ago were closed because the new flu, will be reopened on Wednesday after authorities reported a weakening of the epidemic, AFP reported. Museums and religious centers will open on Thursday. However, cinemas, theaters and discotheques remain closed until further notice.
The latest data have confirmed 286 cases of "swine flu" in the U.S. news agency reported. Were infected in 36 states. Most of them make the flu less severe form and are home treatment.