A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the state is jointly liable for negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
Throughout Japan, minutes of silence were observed in tribute to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people six years ago.
The country is marking the sixth anniversary of the disaster, which killed more than 18,000 people
On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues
Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and
An underground ice wall has been activated around Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactors, five years after a deadly earthquake and tsunami wreaked
Greenpeace in Hungary commemorated the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident by lighting up lanterns powered by solar energy on the main
Japan has been marking five years since a massive earthquake and tsunami destroyed towns and triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster since
Japan’s Emperor Akihito led the tributes, five years on from the Fukushima disaster on Friday, but for those who lived through it, the wounds have
Five years on, Japan pays tribute to the almost 19,000 victims of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
On March 11, 2011 Japan was rocked to its core both metaphorically and literally. A 9 magnitude earthquake just 60-odd kilometres off Japan’s east
One of the biggest earthquakes in history shook Japan’s northeast five years ago. It triggered a 10-metre tsunami which smashed into the Fukushima
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear site is not to be an official tour site, despite the wishes of some Japanese to take visitors there for so-called 'dark tourism'.
Locals say the future will depend on young people returning and so far there's only a handful, amid lingering fears about radioactivity
People have been returning to the Japanese town of Naraha after it officially lifted an evacuation order imposed following the Fukushima nuclear
A planned power increase from the first Japanese nuclear reactor restarted since the Fukushima meltdown has been delayed. Kyushu Electric last week
The company that operates the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, says it has managed to remove a 20-ton fuel handling machine from one of the
The operator of Japan’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has reportedly started work on dismantling a cover placed over a reactor
A court in Japan has issued an injunction preventing two nuclear reactors from being restarted at the country’s Takahama plant, citing safety
Two Japanese power companies have announced they will scrap three ageing nuclear reactors. It marks the first moves to permanently shut down nuclear
Four years to the day since Fukushima, a minute of silence has been observed across Japan to remember the more than 18,000 people dead or missing in
Children fly hundreds of kites in the coastal enclave of Gaza to commemorate the anniversary of the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Four years ago on 11th March the earth shook Japan. The magnitude nine quake went on for six minutes, the strongest the archipelago had ever
Some 3,000 anti-nuclear protesters remembered Japan’s Fukushima disaster at a rally at a German nuclear plant in Neckarwestheim.
Thousands of demonstrators have called for an end to nuclear energy during a rally in Neckarwestheim, in southern Germany. They gathered in the town
Regional authorities in Japan have approved the restart of the idle nuclear power plant at Sendai, paving the way for a revival of the nuclear
Typhoon Vongfong has now left Japon, leaving two people dead, one missing and nearly 100 injured. Hundreds of thousands of people were urged to
A nuclear plant in southern Japan has been granted preliminary approval to restart under new rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima