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Tokyo's North Korean dilemma

Tokyo's North Korean dilemma

On August 29, 2017 North Korea launched a Hwasong-12 missile over Japan that landed in the Pacific Ocean illustrating Japan’s vulnerability. It will not be able to deter North Korea alone, and may have no choice but to be more active militarily.     Dr. Alon Levkowitz, 13/09/2017 12:40
Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

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.David Rosenberg, 11/08/2017 14:49
Japanese Culture Caused Fukushima Disaster

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.Gabe Kahn, 06/07/2012 00:16
Japan Returns to Nuclear Power

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. Chana Ya'ar, 01/07/2012 10:28
Japan  Restarts Nuclear Reactors For Limited Time

Japan Restarts Nuclear Reactors For Limited Time

The realities of power shortages have forced Japan to backtrack from abandoning nuclear power.Amiel Ungar, 01/06/2012 04:06
Last Active Nuclear Plant in Japan Turns Off

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.Chana Ya'ar, 06/05/2012 17:43
Report: Fukushima Reactor at 'Deadly Level'

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.Chana Ya'ar, 01/04/2012 13:44
Japan Shuts Down Second-to-Last Nuclear Reactor

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. Chana Ya'ar, 26/03/2012 22:42
Evidence of Fission Found at Japan Nuclear Plant

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.Chana Ya'ar, 02/11/2011 16:45
Moderate Quake Strikes Fukushima

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.Chana Yaár, 26/10/2011 12:55
Back to Business in Japan

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.Amiel Ungar, 01/05/2011 23:18
Ambassador Carries Radiation

Ambassador Carries Radiation

Radioactive iodine has been found in the body of Israel's ambassador to Japan, who remains unconcerned.Maayana Miskin, 29/04/2011 13:01
Japan's Radiation Woes Persist

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. Chana Ya'ar, 06/04/2011 14:38
Radiation Leaking into Ocean

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.Gabe Kahn., 03/04/2011 09:30
Japan's Creeping Meltdown

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.Gabe Kahn., 30/03/2011 18:23
Japanese Nuclear Fallout Spreads

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.Chana Ya'ar, 28/03/2011 19:48
'The Japanese Have it Worse'

'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.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 22/03/2011 15:56
Israeli Aid Team Headed to Japan

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.Chana Ya'ar, 20/03/2011 10:45
Don't Panic Stay Inside

Don't Panic Stay Inside

The Japanese radiation situation is still uncertain with conflicting descriptions. Other nations begin precautionary measures.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 15/03/2011 14:24
Japan Reactors Head for Meltdown

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. Chana Ya'ar, 14/03/2011 21:02