Japan quake toll hits 703, govt says 'over 1,000 dead'
At least 703 people have been confirmed killed in
the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan --
but the government voiced fears that more than 1,000 had died.
India's roads, railways offer nostalgia-filled travel
NEW DELHI, March 12, AFP - In transport as in
many things in India, the old exists alongside the new, providing
tourists with numerous entertaining ways to travel in bygone style.
World's big cities set to become even more crowded
CANNES, France, March 12, AFP - The world's big
cities are already bursting at the seams but are set to grow even
larger, with experts predicting that some 70 per cent of the world's
population will be urban by 2050.