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Japan to restart two nuclear reactors
First reactors to go online since last year's Fukushima disaster to avert power shortages, despite public opposition.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 08:17 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
Japan: Nuclear plant clean up to take decades
Japan says it could take 40 years to clean up the leaking nuclear plant, but is that going to make people feel safe?
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 16:10 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's prime minister announces resignation
Naoto Kan confirms he is stepping down, paving the way for a race to elect Japan's sixth leader in five years.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 09:46 GMT
Japanese minister quits over gaffe
Disaster reconstruction minister resigns following "insensitive" behaviour during visit to tsunami-hit region.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2011 04:51 GMT
Japan approves nuclear compensation scheme
Government agrees on financial aid plan to help the Fukushima plant's owner compensate victims of the nuclear disaster.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 08:06 GMT
Japan reactor leak 'serious setback'
Radioactive water pouring from troubled reactors is hindering efforts to bring the nuclear power plant under control.
Last updated: 12 May 2011 20:04 GMT
Japan declares nuclear no-go zone
Authorities to restrict access to 20km zone around stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 11:29 GMT
Japan mulls 'caution zones' around Fukushima
Government considering ban on access to areas near stricken nuclear plant, as operator pumps out radioactive water.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 10:49 GMT
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In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
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Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
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Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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