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In Japan, thousands protest nuclear power

This comes one year after Japan was struck by the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered Fukushima Daichi disaster.


Investigation: Fukushima nuclear disaster was “man-made”

Last year's Fukushima nuclear catastrophe was "man-made" and "the result of collusion" between the government, regulators and the company.

Build solidarity among 99 percent to change economic system

The protest against poverty and disparity that started in Wall Street in New York has spread to many other cities in the United States as well as abroad.


Opposition to nuclear power plants grows in Japan

The Japanese Communist Party is launching a signature-collection campaign calling for the total withdrawal from nuclear power generation.


Japan business lobby used cash to push nuclear plants

In response to the business community's request, big political parties have promoted nuclear power generation in an attempt to receive more corporate donations.


Japan's Communists repeatedly warned of nuclear power risks

The Japanese Communist Party has called on all successive governments to make a drastic change in the atomic energy administration and has opposed additional construction plans.


Japanese Communists mobilize support for quake victims

Japan's Communist Party is making efforts to grasp the real on-the-ground situation of the quake and tsunami stricken areas and respond to disaster victims' demands.

World Notes: Italy, Japan, Pakistan – and more

International news clips regarding Italy, Yemen, Japan, Pakistan, Bolivia and Cuba.


Libya and Japan grab Germany’s attention

Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.

World Notes: Israel, Philippines, Guatemala – and more

International news about Israel, Philippines, Guatemala, Native American women, Japan and the Cuban Five.

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