News Headlines - 25 May 2012

▽French combat troops to leave Afghanistan by year's end - CTV.ca
All French combat forces will pull out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, France's new president said in Kabul Friday, but some trainers will remain to help Afghanistan's nascent security forces.

▽Japan radiation report finds mostly 'low' doses; risks unclear - Los Angeles Times
More than a year after a devastating tsunami inundated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a report from the World Health Organization says people in most parts of Japan got "low" added radiation, but estimates much higher doses in some areas that were not immediately evacuated.
The health risks are still unclear, said the group, which is waiting for a second report this summer.

▽Japan consumer prices rise spurred by higher fuel costs - BBC
Japan's consumer prices rose in April, spurred by rising fuel costs, but growth remained below the central bank's target, official data has shown.

▽Three-quarters of Japanese firms oppose nuclear power - Reuters
Nearly three-quarters of Japanese companies support abandoning nuclear power after last year's Fukushima disaster, although a majority set the condition that alternative energy resources must be secured, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

▽Japan Tobacco Buys Belgium’s Gryson For $597 Million - Bloomberg
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) climbed the most in a month in Tokyo trading after the maker of Camel and Mild Seven cigarettes agreed to pay 475 million euros ($596 million) for Gryson NV to boost growth in Europe’s roll-your-own market.







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