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Nine years after disaster, Fukushima to host 2020 Olympic baseball games
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Nine years after disaster, Fukushima to host 2020 Olympic baseball games

Yahoo News Fukushima, the prefecture that was hit by a tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster in March 2011, has been approved to host baseball and softball matches in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Tepco finds possible nuclear fuel debris below Fukushima reactor: NHK
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Tepco finds possible nuclear fuel debris below Fukushima reactor: NHK

Yahoo News TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power has found possible nuclear fuel debris below the No.2 reactor at Fukushima Daiichi, the power plant hit by meltdowns after the 2011 tsunami, public

Plans to remove nuclear fuel at Fukushima delayed again: Nikkei
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Plans to remove nuclear fuel at Fukushima delayed again: Nikkei

Yahoo News (Reuters) - A plan to remove spent nuclear fuel from Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings Inc's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant hit by the March 2011 tsunami has been postponed again due to

Earthquake hits off Fukushima in Japan; no tsunami warning
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Earthquake hits off Fukushima in Japan; no tsunami warning

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken the same area in Japan hit by a magnitude-7.4 earthquake two days ago. No tsunami warning was issued.

Japan lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 7.4 earthquake off Fukushima coast
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Japan lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 7.4 earthquake off Fukushima coast

TOKYO (AP) — Japan lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 7.4 earthquake off Fukushima coast.

Strong 6.9 quake hits Japan, triggering Fukushima tsunami
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Strong 6.9 quake hits Japan, triggering Fukushima tsunami

A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a one-metre (3.3-foot) tsunami wave that crashed into the coast at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. Public

Powerful quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee tsunami
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Powerful quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee tsunami

The affected region was previously devastated by the 2011 quake, tsunami.

Olympics - Fukushima 'safe' for Tokyo 2020, says baseball boss
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Olympics - Fukushima 'safe' for Tokyo 2020, says baseball boss

- Fukushima, site of one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, poses no threat to players if baseball games are held there at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the sport's top official said. Tokyo

World baseball head not worried about Fukushima health risks
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World baseball head not worried about Fukushima health risks

TOKYO (AP) — Staging games in Fukushima for the 2020 Olympics will not present any health risk to players, the president of the World Baseball Softball Confederation said Friday.