In numbers: Japan's 2011 Fukushima disaster

A powerful earthquake struck off north-eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, triggering a tsunami that knocked out the cooling system at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, prompting...

Greenpeace: Fukushima radiation fallout could last hundreds of years

The Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan almost five years ago will have consequences for the environment lasting decades or even centuries, environmental group Greenpeace said Friday.

Japan governor okays restart of nuclear reactors despite injunction

Fukui Governor Issei Nishikawa told a news conference that he approved the resumption of the two units at the Takahama Nuclear Power Station, 400 kilometres west of Tokyo.