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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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Peter Loescher (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), the chief executive of the German industrial and engineering conglomerate, announced on Sunday in an interview with weekly magazine Der Spiegel that Siemens will withdraw from building nuclear power stations, adding : “the chapter is closed for us”. (more…)

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After the crisis at the Fukushima plant (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) sparked by an earthquake and a tsunami on 11 March, Japan will conduct stress tests in its 54 reactors. (more…)

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For the first time highly radioactive water has been found outside one of the reactor buildings of Fukushima nuclear plant, officials said. (photo, from lexpansion.com) (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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