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Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina Faso

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Coverage of the plane crash that took 116 lives - almost half of them French

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DEBATE

Gaza: A Truce At All Costs?

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AFRICA NEWS

Central African Republic: Brazzaville ceasefire talks deliver fragile deal

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FOCUS

Sluggish tourist season in Crimea

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ENCORE!

Bartabas : Mixing Christ with Spanish music and dancing horses

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IN THE PAPERS

Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and Palestinians

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IN THE PAPERS

French MPs face quandary in pro-Palestinian rallies

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THE INTERVIEW

Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut

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  • Live: ‘No survivors’ from Algerian plane crash, says Hollande

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  • French families grieve for Algerian plane crash victims

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  • Protest against Gaza offensive turns deadly in West Bank

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  • Deadly strike on UN shelter in Gaza Strip

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  • Wreckage of Algeria plane found in Mali

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  • BNP to pay $80 million for defrauding Dept of Agriculture

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  • Pope meets Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan

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  • Air Algérie crash: 'We should eliminate the missile hypothesis'

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  • Italy’s Nibali cruises to victory in 18th stage of Tour de France

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  • Iraqi parliament elects moderate Kurd as president

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  • US, European agencies lift travel restrictions to Tel Aviv

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  • No end to fighting until Israel ends Gaza blockade, Hamas says

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  • Two foreign women shot dead in western Afghanistan

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Asia-pacific

Exclusive: Inside Japan's Fukushima, two years on

Text by Guillaume BRESSION , Justin McCURRY

Latest update : 2013-03-08

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant suffered meltdowns in three reactors as a result of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. FRANCE 24's Japan correspondent Justin McCurry visits the highly radioactive site.

Almost two years after the Fukushima disaster began, a FRANCE 24 correspondent was given access to the Japanese nuclear power station – in a highly protective anti-radiation suit.

Over the last two years, the power plant has been cleared but the debris from the tsunami is still visible and building number three remains in a terrifying state.

Japan’s nuclear operator TEPCO hopes to start removing melted fuel rods from the pool – a process likely to last another 40 years.

Date created : 2013-03-07

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