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Japan ends nuclear shutdown four years after Fukushima

Japan ends nuclear shutdown four years after Fukushima

 Japan switched on a nuclear reactor Tuesday, ending a two-year shutdown in the energy-hungry country that was sparked by public fears following the 2011 Fukushima crisis, the worst atomic disaster in a generation.

Japan typhoon toll reaches 17; no new disaster at Fukushima

In a major relief to the Japanese authorities, a typhoon caused no new disaster as it brushed by the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power station.

Fukushima operator `sorry` for Japan PM name gaffe

Shinzo Abe was given a specially-printed suit to protect him from radiation during the tour, on which he was accompanied by a large press pack.

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocks Japan`s Fukushima prefecture

A strong earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, hit Japan`s Fukushima Prefecture, with strong tremors felt in the capital city.

Fukushima steam still baffling: TEPCO

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said it still did not know what caused steam seen inside a reactor building.

Fukushima operator rebuked over nuclear restart plan

The boss of Fukushima operator TEPCO met local leaders to ask for their blessing to restart the world`s biggest nuclear plant.

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima: TEPCO

Japan`s tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear complex has suffered another radioactive water leak, its operator said.

Thousands of Taiwanese protest N-power project

About 10,000 Taiwanese took to the streets to protest against further development of nuclear power on the island.

Fresh radioactive water leakage at Japan`s nuclear plant

Radioactive water may have leaked again into the ground from a storage tank at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeast Japan.

Fukushima fuel cooling system stops again: TEPCO

One of the systems keeping spent atomic fuel cool at the Fukushima nuclear plant temporarily failed, the second outage in a matter of weeks.

Japan utility scraps plan for new nuke plant

A Japanese utility has scrapped plans to build a nuclear plant near the site of a nuclear disaster two years ago.

`Japan to replace N-plant with world`s largest wind farm`

The project is part of Fukushima`s plan to become completely energy self-sufficient by 2040, using renewable sources alone.