Japan's nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes

More than three years into the massive cleanup of Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on key tasks such as preparing for the dismantling of the broken reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods.

Hiring practices at Fukushima nuclear plant questioned

A recent survey of workers at the disaster-hit Fukushima Nuclear Power Station indicated questionable hiring practices.

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 begins criminal probe into Fukushima nuke disaster

Japanese prosecutors have reportedly begun a criminal investigation into last year’s Fukushima nuclear plant accident.

Japan min visits nuclear plant amid safety concern

The visit by Goshi Hosono came amid renewed concerns about conditions at the plant`s No. 4 reactor after its operator reported a bulging of the building`s wall.

Radioactive water leaks at Japan nuclear plant

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency launched an investigation to check whether the water had leaked into the sea, reported a news agency.

`No risk from fission at Japan nuke plant’

A Japanese utility operator has denied any problematic nuclear reactions at a tsunami-hit power plant.

Japan typhoon kills 10, spares nuclear plant

Typhoon Roke caused flooding and triggered landslides in an echo of a previous storm that killed around 100 people.

Japan nuclear plant gets radioactive water tanks

Radioactive water has been leaking from the Fukushima N-plant since it was struck by an earthquake.

Radiation fears grow from stricken Japan nuclear plant

Further contamination of vegetables added to global anxiety at radiation from Japan`s tsunami-smashed nuclear plant.