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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters
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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

TOKYO (AP) — Officials at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of…
Japan expands curbs on Olympic spectators as COVID cases rise
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Japan expands curbs on Olympic spectators as COVID cases rise

The Japanese prefecture of Fukushima announced a ban on Olympic spectators on Saturday, joining a growing list of areas implementing curbs…
Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years
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Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government decided Tuesday to start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into…
Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster
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Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster

IWAKI, Japan (Reuters) – With a moment of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear protests, Japan on Thursday mourned about 20,000 victims…
Ten years after Fukushima, Japan remembers ‘man-made’ nuclear disaster
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Ten years after Fukushima, Japan remembers ‘man-made’ nuclear disaster

TOKYO (Reuters) – When a huge earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011, devastating towns and triggering nuclear…
Japan to release Fukushima’s contaminated water into sea: reports
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Japan to release Fukushima’s contaminated water into sea: reports

TOKYO (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s government has decided to release over one million…
With sadness but no ceremony, Japan marks disaster anniversary
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With sadness but no ceremony, Japan marks disaster anniversary

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan marked the somber nine-year anniversary of devastating natural disasters and a nuclear accident on Wednesday as…
Pope urges fresh help for Fukushima victims on Japan trip
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Pope urges fresh help for Fukushima victims on Japan trip

Pope Francis called Monday for renewed efforts to help victims of Japan’s 2011 “triple disaster” of earthquake, tsunami and the…
Election of anti-nuclear novice in Japan another setback for Abe energy policy
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Election of anti-nuclear novice in Japan another setback for Abe energy policy

The election of an anti-nuclear governor in a region north of Tokyo further challenges Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's energy policy…
Aftershocks rattle southwestern Japan after quake kills nine
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Aftershocks rattle southwestern Japan after quake kills nine

Aftershocks rattled southwestern Japan on Friday after a strong quake the night before killed nine people, injured at least 1,000…
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