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Journalists wearing full protective clothing have been allowed to enter the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan on Saturday, for the first time since the country was hit by an earthquake and a tsunami.

During the tour, journalists took pictures inside the damaged plant.(photo, from lefigaro.fr) (more…)

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Following February’s earthquake which killed 181 people and devastated Christchurch (photo, frombbcimg.co.uk), New Zealand’s government has agreed to buy more than 5,000 homes which will have to be abandoned for several years. (more…)

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After being exposed to high levels of radiation, two workers at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (photo, from lemonde.fr), who were trying to restore the cooling system in reactor 3, have been taken to the hospital. (more…)

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An explosion was reported at a Japanese nuclear power plant on Saturday morning, following Friday’s 8,9-magnitude earthquake. (photo, from nytimes.com) (more…)

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The north-east of Japan has been hit by one of the largest earthquakes to hit the country for many years, which then triggered a tsunami that has caused important damage.(map, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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10,000 homes cannot be rebuilt in Christchurch, New Zealand, announced the country’s prime minister John Key, after the 22 February earthquake (map). (more…)

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A few days before the first anniversary of the earthquake in Sichuan province, parents who lost their children when their schools collapsed, fear they won’t be allowed to properly commemorate the disaster. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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