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300,000 still homeless 2 years after Fukushima disaster

Monday 11th March will mark 2 years since the tsunami that killed 16,000 people and caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Hundreds of thousands were left homeless when their houses were washed away by the tide, while others were evacuated from the zone surrounding the nuclear power plant. Yet 24 months later, some 300,000 survivors are still living in makeshift residential "camps" and the effort to build new homes for those affected could take another ten years.

By Marie LINTON , Guillaume BRESSION , Justin McCURRY

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2017-11-20 Africa

From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

Mauritania is being invaded by typha, a thick type of plant that has sprung up and is growing all over the North African country, destroying other species and even forcing people...

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2017-11-17 Emmanuel Macron

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Six months after becoming France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron is facing signs of rebellion and frustration from within his own party. Some 100 members, including...

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2017-11-16 Africa

Why Anglophone separatists want independence in Cameroon

Over the past year, dozens of people have died in Cameroon fighting for the independence of an English-speaking area of the country, known as Ambazonia. Now their supporters are...

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2017-11-15 Middle East

Middle East: Gaza's armed groups, a sticking point in Fatah-Hamas reconciliation

The process of reconciliation between the two rival Palestinian parties, Fatah and Hamas, is reaching a critical stage. Hamas is soon to hand over control of Gaza to the...

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2017-11-14 Europe

Video: Is Italy seeing a resurgence of fascism?

Authorities in Italy are concerned about a growing number of extreme right-wing groups who admire WWII-era leader Benito Mussolini and are nostalgic about his fascist regime. At...

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