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Fukushima workers in hospital after radiation exposure

Two workers at Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been taken to hospital after being exposed to high levels of radiation. The pair had been attempting to restore the cooling system in reactor 3, which was damaged by the quake on 11 March. Several workers have now been hurt on

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Matsuyama Castle in Japan

Several strong quakes rocks northeastern Japan

Tokyo: Several strong earthquakes shook northeastern parts of Japan on Wednesday morning, days after a devastaing 8.9 magnitude earthquake-cum-tsunami rocked the country on March 11, the Japan Meteorological Agency has said. The Kyodo news agency quoted the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency as saying that the latest quake, which is believed

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New Zealand issues Thailand travel health warning after sixth poisoning death

New Zealanders travelling to Chiang Mai in Thailand should take preventive health measures following six mystery deaths in the city, including New Zealander Sarah Carter, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) says. Ms Carter, 23, became ill last month while staying at the Downtown Inn in Chiang Mai, and

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