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Trauma to lives, economy from tsunami persists 6 years on

TOKYO (AP) — Six years ago, more than 18,000 people died or went missing as a tsunami triggered by a massive quake engulfed coastal areas of northeastern Japan. Tens of…

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Fukushima operator 'sorry' for Japan PM name gaffe

Red-faced officials issued an embarrassed apology to Japan’s prime minister on Friday after spelling his name wrong during a high-profile tour of the battered Fukushima nuclear plant. Shinzo Abe was…

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Japan PM orders Fukushima water leaks fixed

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to work out a schedule for stemming radioactive water leaks as he toured the facility….

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Japan PM Abe demands end to Fukushima leaks

Japan’s prime minister told Fukushima’s operator to fix radioactive water leaks as he toured the crippled nuclear plant Thursday, less than two weeks after assuring the world the situation was…

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Typhoon hits Japan as Fukushima operator releases water into sea

Typhoon Man-yi hit Japan Monday, leaving three people dead & forcing the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release rainwater with low levels of radiation into the ocean….

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Typhoon hits Japan as Fukushima operator releases water

Typhoon Man-yi hit Japan Monday, leaving two people dead & forcing the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release rainwater with low levels of radiation into the ocean….

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Fukushima 'not under control' warns TEPCO official

The Japanese government & TEPCO were scrambling to reassure people Friday that they have a lid on Fukushima after a senior utility executive said the nuclear plant was “not under…

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'Steam seen' at Fukushima nuclear reactor

Vapour has begun rising again from a reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, more than two-and-a-half years after its core melted down, the site’s Japanese operator said Friday. Tokyo…

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Japan to boost surveys off Fukushima: report

Japan’s nuclear authority plans to conduct radiation contamination surveys at 600,000 points on the seabed off the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, up from 200 places so far, a report said…

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