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Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

A massive tsunami triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi power plant on Japan`s northeastern coast on March 11, 2011.

Nuclear-hit Fukushima gets nod to host baseball at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Nuclear-hit Fukushima gets nod to host baseball at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Chief organiser Yoshiro Mori said the International Olympic Committee's executive board had agreed to hold baseball and softball in Fukushima at a meeting in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

5.6-magnitude quake hits off Japan's Fukushima, no tsunami risk

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake today struck northeastern Japan near the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant but there was no fear of a tsunami, Japanese and US authorities said.

Japan to dismantle $9bn fast-breeder nuclear reactor

Japan to dismantle $9bn fast-breeder nuclear reactor

Japan on Wednesday approved the dismantling of its only fast-breeder nuclear reactor, authorities said.

6.1 magnitude quake hits Japan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off Fukushima early on Thursday, Japan meteorological agency here said. No tsunami warnings were issued.

Quake hits Japan, tsunami warning downgraded

The temblor was centred in the waters offshore of Fukushima, which borders the Pacific Ocean and is to the northeast of Tokyo.

Japan lifts tsunami warning along northeast coast after powerful earthquake

Japan lifts tsunami warning along northeast coast after powerful earthquake

Japan accounts for about 20 percent of the world`s earthquakes of magnitude 6 or greater.

Magnitude 7.3 quake jolts Japan, tsunami warning issued

Magnitude 7.3 quake jolts Japan, tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck northeastern Japan's Fukushima on Tuesday, a weather agency said.

Ex-Japan PM Junichiro​ Koizumi says Fukushima not under control

Ex-Japan PM Junichiro​ Koizumi says Fukushima not under control

Former Japanese leader Junichiro Koizumi on Wednesday accused current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of lying when he claimed the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant was "under control."

Japan lifts evacuation order for areas in Fukushima

The Japanese government on Tuesday lifted an evacuation order for two areas in Fukushima, affected by radiation from the 2011 nuclear accident, allowing more than 10,000 people to return to their homes.

Shinzo Abe says Japan `cannot do without` nuclear power

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said Japan "cannot do without" nuclear power, speaking on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the devastating Fukushima disaster.

Japan: Containing Fukushima's radioactive water may be 9-year fight

After battling radioactive water leaks for five years at Japan's crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, the utility that ran it says it will need another four to finish the job.

Interest in nuclear power up despite Fukushima: IAEA chief

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says interest in nuclear power has increased, mainly in Asia, despite the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.

Japan restarts second nuclear reactor despite opposition

Japan Thursday restarted a second nuclear reactor after a shutdown triggered by the 2011 Fukushima crisis, as the government pushes to return to a cheaper energy source despite widespread public opposition.

Japan to resume Fukushima rice exports

Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said Tuesday.

Japan govt to seek Tepco board resignation: Media

Tepco said this month it expected to post a group net loss of 695 billion yen in the year to March 31.

What’s happening inside Japan`s N-reactors?

Japan`s biggest earthquake has knocked out back-up cooling at several stricken reactors.