Fukushima radiation levels soar to record high in aftermath of Typhoon Wipha

Japan`s Tokyo Electric Power Co. has detected the highest level of beta ray-emitting radioactive substances yet at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in the aftermath of Typhoon Wipha.

Typhoon threatens Japan; precautions at Fukushima nuclear plant

A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel and shipping and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant.

China`s paralysed airport bomber sentenced to 6 yrs

Ji received a minor sentence because he warned people to stay away from him at the scene of the blast and confessed his crimes in the court, state-run Xinhua quoted the court ruling as saying.