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Has Tokyo lost its fear of nuclear energy?
Three years after the Fukushima diaster, has the political will to rid Japan of nuclear energy died out in the capital?
Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 15:31 GMT
No charges expected over Fukushima disaster
No case against prime minister, officials and utility chiefs, Japanese media reports.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 13:06 GMT
The rise and fall of Japan's Democratic Party
Failure in Sunday's election after three years in power leaves leftists once again relegated to the sidelines.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 11:34 GMT
Dozens of MPs quit Japan party over tax rise
More than 50 members of ruling Democratic Party resign in protest over government's controversial sales tax increase.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2012 07:51 GMT
Japan ex-PM apologises for Fukushima failure
Naoto Ken tells inquiry that state should bear most of blame for meltdown at tsunami- and quake-stricken nuclear plant.
Last updated: 28 May 2012 16:39 GMT
Ex-Japan PM to testify on nuclear disaster
Naoto Kan to answer why it took him three hours to declare state of emergency.
Last updated: 28 May 2012 01:15 GMT
Japan marks twin disaster anniversary
Minute's silence held to remember more than 19,000 lost in twin disasters that unleashed unprecedented nuclear crisis.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2012 18:49 GMT
Japan nuclear disaster 'response failed'
Report says workers were untrained to handle emergencies which comes nine months after tsunami-triggered nuclear crisis.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 16:09 GMT
Japan leaders 'played down nuclear crisis'
Investigation reports that government covered-up true scale of Fukushima disaster, and considered Tokyo evacuation.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 17:56 GMT
Japan considers green future after nuclear disaster
In the long process of rebuilding after the triple disasters, the country should focus on renewable energy.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2012 13:46 GMT
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