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The medical response in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster

On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues

On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues

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Chernobyl and Fukushima: lessons not learned

Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and

Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and

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From nuclear to neutral

Greenpeace in Hungary commemorated the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident by lighting up lanterns powered by solar energy on the main

Greenpeace in Hungary commemorated the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident by lighting up lanterns powered by solar energy on the main

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Last man in Fukushima: Matsumura Naoto

Japan has been marking five years since a massive earthquake and tsunami destroyed towns and triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster since

Japan has been marking five years since a massive earthquake and tsunami destroyed towns and triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster since

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Japan: Fukushima wounds still deep, five years on

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

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

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Judo helping to heal the emotional scars left by 2011 tsunami

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

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

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Before and after: The scars of Japan's tsunami five years on

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

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

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Fukushima nuclear disaster site: a suitable tourist destination?

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'.

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'.

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Japan: Naraha lifts Fukushima evacuation order

People have been returning to the Japanese town of Naraha after it officially lifted an evacuation order imposed following the Fukushima nuclear

People have been returning to the Japanese town of Naraha after it officially lifted an evacuation order imposed following the Fukushima nuclear

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Boost in power output delayed at Japan's Sendai nuclear reactor

A planned power increase from the first Japanese nuclear reactor restarted since the Fukushima meltdown has been delayed. Kyushu Electric last week

A planned power increase from the first Japanese nuclear reactor restarted since the Fukushima meltdown has been delayed. Kyushu Electric last week

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Company hails breakthrough in Fukushima nuclear clear-up

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 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

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Japan court says 'no' to restarting Takahama nuclear reactors

A court in Japan has issued an injunction preventing two nuclear reactors from being restarted at the country’s Takahama plant, citing safety

A court in Japan has issued an injunction preventing two nuclear reactors from being restarted at the country’s Takahama plant, citing safety

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Japan remembers victims of Fukushima disaster exactly four years on

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

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

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Japan's 2011 earthquake disaster still reverberates

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

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

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Anti-nuclear demonstration in Germany

Some 3,000 anti-nuclear protesters remembered Japan’s Fukushima disaster at a rally at a German nuclear plant in Neckarwestheim.

Some 3,000 anti-nuclear protesters remembered Japan’s Fukushima disaster at a rally at a German nuclear plant in Neckarwestheim.

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Deadly Typhoon Vongfong leaves Japan

Typhoon Vongfong has now left Japon, leaving two people dead, one missing and nearly 100 injured. Hundreds of thousands of people were urged to

Typhoon Vongfong has now left Japon, leaving two people dead, one missing and nearly 100 injured. Hundreds of thousands of people were urged to

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Japan nuclear plant gets initial safety approval to restart

A nuclear plant in southern Japan has been granted preliminary approval to restart under new rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima

A nuclear plant in southern Japan has been granted preliminary approval to restart under new rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima

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Showing the invisible

A new exhibition by Japanese artist Masamichi Kagaya attempts to show the normally invisible results of the Fukushima disaster as a series of

A new exhibition by Japanese artist Masamichi Kagaya attempts to show the normally invisible results of the Fukushima disaster as a series of

Europe

Last Man of Fukushima takes anti-nuclear message to Strasbourg

He is known as the Last Man of Fukushima. Naoto Matsumura has steadfastly disobeyed orders from Japanese authorities to leave his home deep inside

He is known as the Last Man of Fukushima. Naoto Matsumura has steadfastly disobeyed orders from Japanese authorities to leave his home deep inside

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Japan still struggling after 2011 tsunami

Three years on from the devastating earthquake and tsunami which triggered the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl and Japan’s Fukushima plant is

Three years on from the devastating earthquake and tsunami which triggered the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl and Japan’s Fukushima plant is

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Faces From Fukushima

‘Silent Disasters’ visits Fukushima on the occasion of the third anniversary of Japan’s earthquake-tsunami. Euronews reporter Chris Cummins takes up

‘Silent Disasters’ visits Fukushima on the occasion of the third anniversary of Japan’s earthquake-tsunami. Euronews reporter Chris Cummins takes up