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Japan Investigates Reports Of Radiation-Detector Tampering

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) - Japan's health ministry said it would investigate reports that workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant were...

Japan Races To Stop Further Radiation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO, March 19 (Reuters) - Exhausted engineers attached a power cable to the outside of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear plant on Saturday in a race...

Japan Admits Disasters Overwhelmed Government

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI and ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Sirens wailed Friday along a devastated coastline to mark exactly one week since an earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear emergency, and...

Japan Raises Severity Of Nuclear Accident

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's nuclear safety agency raised the severity rating of the country's nuclear crisis Friday from Level 4 to Level 5 on a seven-level inte...

Japan Nuclear Plant Emits Smoke, Workers Struggle To Reconnect Electricity

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YAMAGATA, Japan -- Smoke billowed from a building at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant Friday as emergency crews worked to reconnect electricity to...

Japan Military Helicopters Dump Seawater On Nuclear Reactor

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZAO, Japan -- Japanese military helicopters dumped loads of seawater onto a stricken nuclear reactor Thursday, trying to avoid full meltdowns as plant...

WikiLeaks' Stunning Japan Nuclear Revelation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With fears of a possible nuclear meltdown in Japan continuing to escalate, evidence that the nation received warnings over the stability of its power ...

Japan Temporarily Abandons Nuclear Plant Due To Radiation Concerns

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Japan ordered emergency workers to withdraw from its stricken nuclear power complex Wednesday amid a surge in radiation, temporar...

Japanese Government Warns Those Nearby Plant To Stay Indoors

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SOMA, Japan -- Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors Tue...

Japan's Nuclear Tremors After Quake

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

The unfolding nuclear crisis will shake public confidence in the safety of nuclear power both in Japan and abroad. Japan will also face other, longer-term political and economic costs.