Down To Earth
DOWN TO EARTH
Japan: Fukushima falloutIt's more than three years since an earthquake and tsunami crippled Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant and authorities are still battling to contain the fallout.
JAPAN AFTER FUKUSHIMA
Is Japan poised for a nuclear comeback?It's exactly three years since Japan was hit by a gigantic tsunami which destroyed the lives of thousands and crippled the Fukushima nuclear plant. In the aftermath of the dis...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Sarkozygate: In defence of the judgeFRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: French papers continue to react to what has been dubbed "Sarkozygate". Also making headlines: young people fleeing France, and Japan three...
In The Papers
In the Papers
Rebuilding shattered livesINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: International papers largely focus on Japan, three years after the deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
Japan's Fukushima starts risky fuel rod removalWorkers at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant on Monday began the delicate job of removing radioactive fuel rods from a reactor building. A full decommissioning of the earthquake-dama...
Fukushima leaks spell slim pickings for fishermenLegendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki announces his retirement. Plus, Japan holds a giant earthquake simulation to prepare for future quakes. Finally, Japanese fishe...
Radiation in water at Fukushima plant hits record highRadiation readings from water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have risen to their highest level ever, Japan’s nuclear regulator said Wednesday. Rising radiation levels and...
Govt to help Fukushima contain radioactive waterThe Japanese government will step in to help contain radioactive water building up at the Fukushima nuclear plant after its operator, Tepco, proved unable to deal with the problem,...
Return to Fukushima, two years onTwo years after the nuclear disaster, Fukushima is still a ghost town. Our reporters went to meet the men and women whose lives were torn apart on March 11, 2011.
Rat may have caused new Fukushima power outageA rat may have caused a power outage that halted cooling systems at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant this week, authorities said Thursday, highlighting the continuing failure t...
Japan honours tsunami victims two years onJapan is holding a ceremony of national mourning in Tokyo on Monday to mark the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that killed almost 19...
FRANCE 24 EXCLUSIVE
Exclusive: Inside Japan's Fukushima, two years onThe 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 Mc...