Japan nuclear plant checked for fault line

Japanese nuclear regulators on Friday inspected ground structures at the country`s only operating nuclear plant to examine if an existing fault line is active.

Japan: Nagasaki marks 67th atomic bomb anniversary

Nagasaki marked the 67th anniversary of the western Japanese city`s atomic bombing, calling for a world free of threats from radiation.

Japan: Anti-nuke protesters surround Parliament

Thousands of people formed "a human chain" around Japan`s Parliament complex to demand the government abandon nuclear power.

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

Subcontractors allegedly forced workers at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to.

`Govt meddling added to Japan nuclear crisis`

A panel investigating Japan`s nuclear disaster said that the ex-PM and his aides did not follow the official line of communication.

Japan set to close down last nuclear reactor

Japan is feeling the absence of its reactors in everything from threatened power shortages to strained power grids.

`Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis`

Naoto Kan said the crisis exposed a host of man-made vulnerabilities in Japan`s nuclear industry.

Japan planned review of tsunami risk, but too late

TEPCO was planning a reassessment of tsunami risks just before last year`s tsunami devastated its Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.

Thousands march against nuclear power in Japan

Holding "No Nukes" signs, people gathered at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo for a rally, including Nobel Prize-winning writer Kenzaburo Oe.

Japan: `Most towns unsure over nuclear stress test

The stress tests are aimed at showing the reactors can withstand the scale of disaster that crippled Fukushima reactors last year.