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Tohoku rises from the tsunami with an agricultural revolution

In this first episode of “Focus” Special Japan we discover how the Tsunami-struck region of Tohoku has begun to recover, five years after the

In this first episode of “Focus” Special Japan we discover how the Tsunami-struck region of Tohoku has begun to recover, five years after the

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Fukushima clean-up drags on

The anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing has become ever more poigniant since the Fukushima disaster four years ago. On March 11, 2011, a nuclear

The anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing has become ever more poigniant since the Fukushima disaster four years ago. On March 11, 2011, a nuclear

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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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Live webcams on the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant

Tepco, the operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant has installed two cameras that allow people to watch live via Internet the ongoing

Tepco, the operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant has installed two cameras that allow people to watch live via Internet the ongoing

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South Korea says 'no' to some Japanese seafood

Sales of seafood have plummeted in South Korea with consumers fearing its contamination following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan

Sales of seafood have plummeted in South Korea with consumers fearing its contamination following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan

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Japan: Typhoon Wipha causes more nuclear contamination at Fukushima

A typhoon that swept through Japan has caused more radioactive leaks at the troubled Fukushima plant. Workers there say they have detected high

A typhoon that swept through Japan has caused more radioactive leaks at the troubled Fukushima plant. Workers there say they have detected high

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Fishing resumes off Japan's nuclear-hit Fukushima region

Fears over radioactive water have prevented any trawlers setting sail in recent weeks but now offshore test-fishing has resumed in Japan’s

Fears over radioactive water have prevented any trawlers setting sail in recent weeks but now offshore test-fishing has resumed in Japan’s

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Japan angry with Le Canard Enchaine over Fukushima Tokyo 2020 cartoon

Japan has hit out over a French newspaper’s cartoon showing deformed sumo wrestlers at Fukushima nuclear plant. The piece – which appeared in the

Japan has hit out over a French newspaper’s cartoon showing deformed sumo wrestlers at Fukushima nuclear plant. The piece – which appeared in the

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Japan to spend more money to contain Fukushima water leaks

The Japanese government has responded to its nuclear regulator. It said on Monday that it was thinking about dumping the radioactive cooling water

The Japanese government has responded to its nuclear regulator. It said on Monday that it was thinking about dumping the radioactive cooling water

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Fukushima plant leaking 300 m3 per day of contaminated water into sea

A Japanese government official said an estimated 300 m3 of contaminated water is leaking into the ocean per day from the crippled Fukushima nuclear

A Japanese government official said an estimated 300 m3 of contaminated water is leaking into the ocean per day from the crippled Fukushima nuclear

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Admission in Japan: contaminated water flowing into sea

It has been revealed contaminated ground water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan had probably been flowing into the sea. Tokyo

It has been revealed contaminated ground water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan had probably been flowing into the sea. Tokyo

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Leak force Japan's stricken atomic plant to expand storage

Tepco, the operators of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, say they are scrambling to build more tanks to safely store radioactive water after

Tepco, the operators of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, say they are scrambling to build more tanks to safely store radioactive water after

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Greenpeace slams WHO over Fukushima radiation

Greenpeace has criticised the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) assessment of radioactive risks around Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. The

Greenpeace has criticised the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) assessment of radioactive risks around Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. The

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Mutant butterflies near damaged nuclear plant

Scientists have found genetic mutations in three generations of butterflies from near Japan’s quake-damaged Fukishima nuclear plant. The discovery

Scientists have found genetic mutations in three generations of butterflies from near Japan’s quake-damaged Fukishima nuclear plant. The discovery

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Radioactive fish from Fukushima found near California

Scientists have found bluefin tuna off the coast of California that have been contaminated by radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant

Scientists have found bluefin tuna off the coast of California that have been contaminated by radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant

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Latest Fukushima probe appalls experts

There is more bad news from the stricken Fukushima nuclear site in Japan, where a probe of the only one of the three destroyed reactors where access

There is more bad news from the stricken Fukushima nuclear site in Japan, where a probe of the only one of the three destroyed reactors where access

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Tepco executives sued over Fukushima

Shareholders of Tokyo Electric Power are suing the company’s bosses over their role in the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In the biggest claim of its

Shareholders of Tokyo Electric Power are suing the company’s bosses over their role in the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In the biggest claim of its

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Radiation still restricts life in Japan's northeast

Nearly a year on from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, radiation fears continue to affect residents and food supplies along Japan’s north-east

Nearly a year on from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, radiation fears continue to affect residents and food supplies along Japan’s north-east

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Anger in Japan over nuclear restart moves

Moves towards restarting nuclear reactors in Japan have provoked an angry protest from people worried about a repeat of the Fukushima disaster

Moves towards restarting nuclear reactors in Japan have provoked an angry protest from people worried about a repeat of the Fukushima disaster