Bluefin tuna caught off the US coast have been found to contain radioactive material from Japan’s quake-struck Fukushima nuclear plant.
The last working reactor in Japan is to be switched off Saturday and has sparked a debate on whether Japan needs nuclear power.
A Japanese MP has been bullied into drinking water collected from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to back up claims of decontamination progress.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in Tokyo, calling for an end to nuclear energy in Japan after the March 11 disaster.
Anti-nuclear protesters have taken to the streets of Tokyo and other cities to mark six months since the March earthquake and tsunami.
Japan’s economy, trade and industry minister has resigned over his comments about radiation contamination in crisis-hit Fukushima.
Japan’s prime minister has announced his resignation after plunging approval ratings over his handling of the tsunami disaster and nuclear crisis.
To meet growing demand for radiation detectors, a Japanese researcher has come up with devices made from recycled plastic bottles.
Japan’s government said it will suspend shipments of beef cattle from Fukushima prefecture after discovering that cattle had eaten contaminated feed.
The previously undisclosed hiring of welders from the US and South-east Asia underscores the way Tokyo Electric outsourced its riskiest work.
An operation to clean up radioactive water was suspended on Saturday, hours after it got under way, when radiation levels began rising dramatically.
Japan on Saturday marks three months since its quake-tsunami resulted in a nuclear crisis while frustration grows over the government’s slow response.
Fuel rods have probably breached containment vessels — a more serious scenario than core meltdown — according to a report.
Germany has laid out its plans to abandon nuclear power in the next decade, while keeping its economy competitive and achieving its climate goals.
Japanese nuclear regulators trusted that the reactors at Fukushima Daiichi were safe from the waves based on a single-page memo.
Germany has announced plans to become the first major industrialised power to shut down all its nuclear plants by 2022, after the disaster in Japan.
Leaders of the world’s richest nations have gathered for a summit to be dominated by the Arab Spring, the economy, and Japan nuclear disaster.
Japan will undergo a renewable energy revolution, with 10-million homes powered by solar energy in the years ahead, the country’s prime minister says.
Tokyo Electric Power Company confirmed on Tuesday that there had been meltdowns of fuel rods at three of the plant’s reactors early in the crisis.
When other doctors fled, 72-year-old Kyohei Takahashi stayed, and hundreds of patients in the town near a crippled nuclear plant will never forget.
A worker died at the Fukushima Daiichi plant on Saturday as emergency crews continued their operations to prevent a major meltdown.
Japan shut down the final reactor near a tectonic faultline on Saturday as Naoto Kan pledged a new law to compensate Fukushima nuclear crisis victims.
Toyota will be able to boost its United States production sooner than expected following a devastating Japanese quake and tsunami.
Japan’s prime minister outlines the challenges and the contribution it hopes to make to those who came to its aid.
The operator of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant will build a wall to defend it against future tsunamis, reports said on Monday.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin criticised Japan on Saturday for its "slow" reaction to its nuclear disaster.
The 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster puts in focus recent events in Japan and South Africa’s own plans to go nuclear.
Unpopular Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan faces fresh pressure to quit after his ruling party’s losses in local elections on Sunday.
Japan on Thursday said it would ban people entering the 20km evacuation zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant north of Tokyo.
The wind that blows across the debris-strewn land surrounding Atsuko Sakurai’s house is unusually strong for this time of year.
Tepco said on Sunday the first step would be cooling the reactors and spent fuel to a stable level within three months.
Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan was called on to quit over his handling of the country’s natural calamities and a nuclear crisis on Thursday.