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Japan marks Fukushima disaster anniversary
Nation marks third anniversary of earthquake and tsunami which triggered world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 10:12 GMT
Japan ministers in controversial shrine visit
Visit to Yasukuni site which honours country's war dead threatens to raise tensions with South Korea and China.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2012 12:29 GMT
Japan prince wants emperor 'age limit' debate
Prince Akishino, second in line to throne, says retirement may become necessary for emperors once they pass certain age.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 20:15 GMT
Turkish PM visits earthquake victims
Erdogan meets survivors in country's east, where at least 640 people have died in the recent natural disasters.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 08:45 GMT
New Japanese PM unveils youthful cabinet
Defying expectations, Yoshihiko Noda bases his selections on unity building rather than political experience.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2011 08:39 GMT
Plant operator to 'end' Japan nuclear crisis
TEPCO, operator of radiation-leaking Fukushima facility, says it will control the situation within six to nine months.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2011 09:41 GMT
Japan nuclear situation 'serious but stable'
UN's atomic agency says quake-damaged reactors have not deteriorated further, amid desperate moves to avert meltdown.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2011 21:39 GMT
Japan in frantic bid to cool reactors
Military helicopters and vehicles pour water on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in a desperate bid to avert meltdown.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2011 15:31 GMT
'Maximum' effort at Japan's stricken plant
UN nuclear chief denies situation at earthquake-damaged nuclear plant is out of control as emergency efforts continue.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2011 19:36 GMT
Emperor 'deeply worried' by nuclear crisis
Japan's emperor says crisis facing disaster-stricken nation is "unprecedented in scale" in rare televised appearance.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2011 17:03 GMT
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