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Monday, May 20, 2013
First Japan tsunami debris confirmed in California
A Japanese fishing boat washed across the Pacific following the 2011 tsunami has been confirmed as t...
Two years after Japan tsunami, debris spreads in US
Two years ago, the yellow buoy was hanging as part of a restaurant sign in the coastal community of ...
Google shows panoramic photos of disaster-hit buildings
Google`s website "Memories for the Future" displays photos of remains such as schools and a fish mar...
Japan donates $5 mn for tsunami debris cleanup
Japan is providing USD 5 million to the US to help with collection and disposal of marine debris fro...
Earthquake jolts northern Japan: Report
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook northern Japan on Friday morning, a news agen...
Japan utility agrees nuclear crisis was avoidable
The utility behind Japan`s nuclear disaster acknowledged for the first time that it could have avoid...
US to sink ghost ship dislodged by Japan tsunami
The US Coast Guard plans to use explosives to sink a derelict Japanese ship dislodged by last year...
Quake hits Japan, no tsunami alert issued
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit sea off Japan`s Fukushima prefecture on...
Strong quake shakes northern Japan; no damage seen
A strong earthquake shook northern Japan, causing small tidal changes on its Pacific coastline but n...
Japan marks 1 year since quake, tsunami disaster
A year after earthquake hit Japan`s northeast coast, the country is still grappling with the human, ...
Japan missed tsunami wake-up call for change
Three months after Japan`s March 11 triple disaster, a long-time expert arrived in Tokyo to research...
Japan leader points to disaster response failures
Japan`s prime minister acknowledged on Saturday the government failed in its response to last year`s...
Tsunami debris floating across Pacific toward US
Debris initially collected in a thick mass in the ocean after tsunamis dragged homes, boats, cars an...
Powerful 7.0-magnitude quake hits Japan
A strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 earthquake hit off the shores of Japan`s southern...
Media allowed into Japan`s tsunami-hit nuke plant
Media have been allowed into Japan`s tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant for the first time on Satur...
Japan OKs aid for tsunami-hit nuke plant operator
The aid is meant as a preliminary instalment to help cash-strapped TEPCO cover the massive cost of t...
Japan`s answer to next tsunami: Mini-Noah`s Ark
Japan`s Cosmo Power says its "Noah" shelter is made of enhanced fiberglass that can save users from ...
Japan typhoon kills 10, spares nuclear plant
Typhoon Roke caused flooding and triggered landslides in an echo of a previous storm that killed aro...
Typhoon buffets Tokyo, dumps rain in tsunami zone
Hundreds of tsunami survivors in government shelters were forced to evacuate for fear of flooding.
Silence as Japan marks six months after tsunami
An earthquake and tsunami in Japan in March left 20,000 dead or missing and sparked a nuclear crisis...
PM visits tsunami-hit area as Japan mourns dead
The tsunami ravaged Japan`s northeast, leaving nearly 20,000 dead or missing.
Candles flicker for dead in Japan tsunami town
Children in a tsunami-devastated town in northeast Japan lit 10,000 candles and banged taiko drums.
Strong quake jolts northeast Japan, no tsunami
Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world`s most seismically active areas.
Japan widens ban on radioactive beef
Almost 3,000 cattle feared contaminated with caesium have been shipped nationwide and slaughtered.
Japan plans additional $165 bn for reconstruction
Japan`s government has yet to finalise the maturity periods for the planned reconstruction bonds.
Small tsunami reaches Japan after major quake
Small tsunami waves reached the Pacific coast of northern Japan on Sunday after a major quake hit th...
Japan lifts tsunami warning after strong quake
Japan issued a tsunami warning after a magnitude-6.7 quake struck in the northeast of the country.
`Japan govt detailed tsunami risks before March 11`
Japan`s disaster killed more than 15,000 and about 9,500 are still missing.
`Quake, not tsunami, damaged Japan’s nuke plant facilities`
The revelation may call for a review of preparedness against quakes in Japan.
Worker at Japan`s tsunami-hit nuclear plant dies
The worker was in his 60s and died after collapsing at nuke plant building.
Japan plans new tsunami wall at nuclear plant
The operator of Fukushima nuclear plant will build a wall to defend it against future tsunamis.
Disaster-hit Japan will not cut aid to Africa
Japan is "deeply touched" by an outpouring of support from African countries.
Japan quake-tsunami toll tops 14,700
Japan`s govt has said the damage from the disaster could total $310 billion.
US Red Cross chief struck by Japan tsunami`s destruction
So far, nearly 3,000 temporary apartments have been built for people.
Buddhists remember souls of Japan`s tsunami dead
Japan`s quake and tsunami is believed to have killed nearly 26,000 people.
Japan to launch massive search for quake bodies
Japan plans to send over 20,000 soldiers into its northern disaster zone.
Japan will `never abandon` tsunami victims: PM
Japan`s Prime Minister Naoto Kan will call on all Japanese to keep spending.
Troops launch new search for Japan tsunami dead
22,000 Japanese troops along with 110 from US searched the land, air and sea.
Japan disasters orphan 82 children
Official figures could rise as research is carried out in isolated areas.
Japan bans rice planting in contaminated soil
Rice grown in soil not found to be contaminated will also be checked.
New quake causes power outages, toxic water spill in Japan
The 7.1-magnitude quake late Thursday was the strongest tremor since March 11 jumbo.
Japan races to find tsunami dead despite radiation
A tsunami-pummelled coast has been largely off-limits due to a nuclear plant.
Hillary to visit quake-hit Japan: Report
Hillary Clinton assures that US will be with Japan "every step of the way".
Japan focuses on hydrogen build-up after nuclear leak
Japan pumped nitrogen gas into a crippled nuclear reactor on Thursday.
Japan: Workers struggle to block radiation leaking crack at N-plant
Radiation worries have compounded misery for tsunami-hit people in Japan.
You can`t lose this battle: Japan PM to nuke workers
Japan`s PM promises to support those who lost everything in massive tsunami.
Grim search for dead three weeks after Japan quake
Earthquake and tsunami on March 11 left almost 28,000 people dead or missing.
Japan woes add to flying times for some international travellers
At least 3 key airlines add a stop in Seoul for flights in and out of Japan.
Pressure on Japan to widen nuclear evacuation zone
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is due to arrive in Japan today.
`Japan may take a decade to contain crisis`
Shamshad Khan discusses with Kamna Arora the crisis faced by the East Asian country.
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