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Tokyo court orders ex-Tepco execs to pay $95 bln damages over Fukushima disaster
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Tokyo court orders ex-Tepco execs to pay $95 bln damages over Fukushima disaster

The Tokyo district court on Wednesday ordered four former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to pay 13 trillion…
Japan’s top court says government not responsible for Fukushima damage
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Japan’s top court says government not responsible for Fukushima damage

Tokyo – Japan’s government is not liable for damages demanded by people whose lives were devastated by the Fukushima nuclear…
Japan welcomes IAEA’s inquiry into Fukushima water release
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Japan welcomes IAEA’s inquiry into Fukushima water release

TOKYO, Feb 14 (Reuters) – The Japanese government welcomes the International Atomic Energy Agency’s review on the safety of releasing…
UN experts review plans for release of Fukushima plant water
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UN experts review plans for release of Fukushima plant water

TOKYO (AP) — A team from the U.N. nuclear agency arrived in Japan on Monday to assess preparations for the…
Japan PM’s nuclear push faces resistance ahead of election
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Japan PM’s nuclear push faces resistance ahead of election

KASHIWAZAKI, Japan, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s push to restart Japanese nuclear power plants idled after the…
Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters
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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

TOKYO (AP) — Officials at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of…
Japan expands curbs on Olympic spectators as COVID cases rise
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Japan expands curbs on Olympic spectators as COVID cases rise

The Japanese prefecture of Fukushima announced a ban on Olympic spectators on Saturday, joining a growing list of areas implementing curbs…
Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years
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Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government decided Tuesday to start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into…
Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster
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Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster

IWAKI, Japan (Reuters) – With a moment of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear protests, Japan on Thursday mourned about 20,000 victims…
Ten years after Fukushima, Japan remembers ‘man-made’ nuclear disaster
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Ten years after Fukushima, Japan remembers ‘man-made’ nuclear disaster

TOKYO (Reuters) – When a huge earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011, devastating towns and triggering nuclear…
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