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World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Greenpeace activists broke into the grounds of nuclear plants in six European countries on Wednesday, urging governments to close down aging reactors on safety grounds.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday February 24, 2014
Japan will lift an exclusion order on an area around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, allowing some residents to return to live for the first time since the disaster.
World | Martin Fackler, The New York Times | Friday February 21, 2014
About 100 tons of highly radioactive water leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks at the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 20, 2014
A new leak of 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water has been discovered at Fukushima, the plant's operator said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 15, 2014
Japan's trade ministry said it would approve on Wednesday a revival plan for the utility responsible for the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Tokyo Electric Power Co, its second attempt at restoring battered finances.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 25, 2013
Tokyo Electric Power said it would submit a fresh restructuring plan to a Japanese government-backed fund on Wednesday, which could see the creation of a special unit to dismantle the crippled Fukushima plant.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
Japan is considering more than $100 million (Rs 600 crores approximately) in extra government spending to handle the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
World | Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
U.N. nuclear experts arrived in Japan on Monday to assess the decommissioning of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 18, 2013
Japanese nuclear engineers were on Monday preparing to move uranium and plutonium fuel rods at Fukushima nuclear plant.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Japan's government is finalising plans to borrow an additional 3 trillion yen to pay for compensating Fukushima evacuees and cleaning up the area outside the wrecked nuclear plant, said people with knowledge of the situation.
World | Reuters | Monday November 11, 2013
For many of Japan's oldest nuclear refugees, all they want is to be allowed back to the homes they were forced to abandon.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 10, 2013
A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan on Sunday, rocking buildings in Tokyo, seismologists said.
World | AFP | Thursday November 7, 2013
Nuclear engineers in Japan are readying to move uranium and plutonium fuel rods at Fukushima, in their most difficult and dangerous task since the plant's runaway reactors were brought under control two years ago.
World | Reuters | Friday November 1, 2013
A Japanese lawmaker handed Emperor Akihito a letter on Thursday expressing fear about the health impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, breaking a taboo by trying to involve the emperor in politics.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Japanese regulators have given a final approval for a plan to remove fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building in Fukushima which is considered as the highest risk at the crippled nuclear plant.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 30, 2013
A Japanese ruling-party panel will recommend the break-up of Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) after shortcomings in the firm's handling of clean-up operations at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese media said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 28, 2013
A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, but no tsunami warning was issued.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 26, 2013
Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant were evacuated when a small tsunami hit Japan after a powerful undersea quake Saturday, highlighting the continued threat to the area devastated by the 2011 quake-tsunami.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 26, 2013
An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck early Saturday off Japan's east coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and Japan's emergency agencies issued a tsunami advisory for the region that includes the crippled Fukushima nuclear site.
World | Reuters | Saturday October 26, 2013
The operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said on Saturday there was no damage or spike in radiation levels at the station after a large earthquake struck in the ocean east of Japan, triggering a small tsunami.