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Backlash after Japan opts to dump radioactive water into Pacific Ocean

Japan planning to dump treated water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean, as China warns of possible action.

Backlash after Japan opts to dump radioactive water into ocean

10 years since devastating nuclear disaster, Japan mourns Fukushima

On Thursday, Japan commemorated the earthquake of March 11, 2011 which led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Nuclear plant.

Japan observes 10th anniversary of Fukushima disaster

Large earthquakes strike Japan, New Guinea

3 killed in New Guinea, earthquake strikes near center of 2011 quake which caused deadly tsunami.

Large earthquakes strike Japan, New Guinea

Tokyo's North Korean dilemma

Tokyo's North Korean dilemma

Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Bomb squad called in after bomb dropped by US on Japan during WWII found on premises of Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Japanese Culture Caused Fukushima Disaster

Japan's parliament releases report on the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, says it was 'man-made,' born of Japan's culture.

Japanese Culture Caused Fukushima Disaster

Japan Returns to Nuclear Power

Japan is returning to nuclear power, with reactivation of the first nuclear plant since all reactors were shut down earlier this year.

Japan Returns to Nuclear Power

Japan Restarts Nuclear Reactors For Limited Time

The realities of power shortages have forced Japan to backtrack from abandoning nuclear power.

Expected Power Shortages Force Retreat From Nuclear Power Ban

Last Active Nuclear Plant in Japan Turns Off

Japan's final active nuclear plant was switched off on Saturday with fanfare, banner-waving and celebration by marchers in Tokyo.

Last Active Nuclear Reactor in Japan Turned Off

Report: Fukushima Reactor at 'Deadly Level'

Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant is still not under control; in fact, radioactivity in its No. 2 reactor is at a deadly level.

Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor 'Unstable,' at 'Lethal Levels'

Japan Shuts Down Second-to-Last Nuclear Reactor

Japan has taken its second-to-last nuclear reactor off line, and the last will be shut down in May, creating a possible power shortage.

Japan Shuts Down Second-to-Last Nuclear Reactor

Evidence of Fission Found at Japan Nuclear Plant

Evidence of fission has been found in one of the reactors at the tsunami-struck Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan.

Evidence of Fission Found at Fukushima No 2 Nuclear Reactor

Moderate Quake Strikes Fukushima

A moderate earthquake has struck northeastern Japan's Fukushima prefecture, home to the Dai-ichi nuclear complex damaged in a March tsunami.

Earthquake Strikes Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

Back to Business in Japan

As the crisis recedes in Japan we are back to where we were before it. Pressure on Naoto Kan to resign have resumed.

Kan's High Disapproval Ratings Menace Destiny

Ambassador Carries Radiation

Radioactive iodine has been found in the body of Israel's ambassador to Japan, who remains unconcerned.

Ambassador to Japan Not Affected by Radiation

Japan's Radiation Woes Persist

A radioactive water leak in Japan has been plugged, but problems persist as scientists fight to keep a nuclear plant stable.

Japan's Radiation Leak Plugged But Problems Persist

Radiation Leaking into Ocean

TEPCO officials say a leak at the No. 2 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking radiation into the sea.

Fukushima Plant Leaking Radiation Into Sea

Japan's Creeping Meltdown

Initial optimism fades as engineers, scientists at Japan's scuttled Fukushima plant realize they've made no headway in cooling exposed fuel rods.

Japan's Creeping Meltdown: Optimism Evaporates

Japanese Nuclear Fallout Spreads

Small amounts of radiation from the stricken Japanese nuclear reactors are being detected around the world. Officials say the levels are harmless.

Japanese Nuclear Fallout Drifting Around the World

'The Japanese Have it Worse'

Frequently pilloried for their neglect of safety and environmental concerns, Chinese authorities are only too happy to highlight Japanese problems.

Shades of Schadenfreude in China's Coverage of Japan Disaster

Israeli Aid Team Headed to Japan

A team of doctors left Israel Saturday night, headed for Japan in response to an official request by the Tokyo government for aid from Jerusalem.

Israeli Medical Team Heads for Japan

Don't Panic Stay Inside

The Japanese radiation situation is still uncertain with conflicting descriptions. Other nations begin precautionary measures.

Japanese Leaders Balance between Candor and Appeals for Calm

Japan Reactors Head for Meltdown

Fuel rods in three reactors at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant are melting, raising the likelihood of at least a partial meltdown.

Three Japanese Reactors 'Likely' Heading for Meltdown