Japan slammed for nuclear crisis response, new leak feared

Environmental group Greenpeace slammed Japan's "inadequate response" to the nuclear disaster at a quake-crippled power plant.

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Powerful quake hit Japan

Powerful quake hit Japan

A massive 9.0 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on March 11, causing injuries, fires and tsunami along parts of the country's coastline.

Bell tolls 25 times for Chernobyl

Ukrainians lit candles to commemorate those who died after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, April 26, 2011.

25th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

  • EU pledges $156m for Chernobyl programs
  • The European Union is pledging another 110 million euro ($156 million) to programs to liquidate the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion.

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