News Headlines - 01 February 2012

▽More Than 70 Die In Egyptian Football Riot - Sky News
At least 74 people have been killed and 1,000 injured after a football pitch invasion in Egypt, according to reports.
Clashes are said to have broken out as fans flooded the field seconds after the game in the northern coastal city of Port Said finished.
There were reports of rocks, bottles, flares and fireworks being thrown as politicians in the country criticised a lack of security at the match.

▽London Stock Exchange bomb plot admitted by four men - BBC
Four men inspired by al-Qaeda have admitted planning to detonate a bomb at the London Stock Exchange.

▽Facebook files for $5bn IPO - The Guardian
Eight years after Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room, the 27-year-old on Wednesday announced he is selling shares in the social network at a price that values his creation at up to $100bn – and values his stake in the business at $28bn.

▽Major new leak at Japan's nuclear plant - Kyodo - Reuters
More than 8 tonnes of water have leaked from Japan's stricken nuclear power plant after a frozen pipe burst inside a reactor buiding, but none of the water is thought to have escaped the complex, Kyodo news agency said on Thursday.

▽Japan protests to China after accusing it of undersea gas drilling in East China Sea - Washington Post
Japan on Wednesday accused China of unilaterally exploring gas deposits in the East China Sea, in violation of an agreement to jointly develop disputed areas.







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