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Pressure on Japan to widen nuclear exclusion zone

Pressure is on Japan to expand the evacuation zone around a stricken nuclear power plant after high levels of radiation were found outside the zone.

Japan mulls reactor covers in nuclear crisis

Japan was on Wednesday weighing a series of creative solutions to its unfolding nuclear disaster.

Calm urged as radiation spreads across Asia

Small amounts of radiation from Japan's leaking nuclear power plant have spread across Asia, authorities said on Tuesday.

Radiation leak worsens at Japan nuclear plant

Highly contaminated water has escaped from a reactor building at Japan's stricken nuclear plant and may leak into the ocean, the operator says.

Reactor fear at Japan plant as toll tops 10 000

The operator of a Japanese nuclear plant on Friday reported possible damage to a reactor vessel, casting doubts over control of a radiation leak.

Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion

Japan estimated the cost of the damage from its devastating earthquake and tsunami could top $300-billion.

Icy rain, fuel shortages hamper relief in Japan

Fuel shortages, icy rain and power failures are hampering Japan's worst humanitarian crisis since World War II, but workers are reporting progress.

Supply-chain woes hit more Sony plants

A shortage of parts will force Sony to cut production or suspend output at five more plants in Japan following the country's catastrophic earthquake.

Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows

Smoke and steam rose from two of the most threatening reactors at Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant on Tuesday.

WHO warns of food radiation in disaster-hit Japan

The WHO said on Monday that radiation in food after an earthquake damaged a Japanese nuclear plant was more serious than previously thought.

Pounding rain fuels radiation fears in Japan

Driving rain on Monday disrupted rescue efforts in Japan and compounded the misery of disaster survivors now fearing radioactive fallout.

Japan nuclear crisis on edge, disaster toll grows

Japan hoped power restored to its stricken nuclear plant may help solve the world's worst atomic crisis in 25 years.

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