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Fukushima court rules against nuclear operator in suicide suit

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FUKUSHIMA Japan - A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear operator Tokyo Electric was responsible for a woman's suicide after the March 2011 disaster and must pay compensation, in a landmark ruling that could set a precedent for other claims against the utility.

South Korea suggests Northeast Asia nuclear safety group

SEOUL - South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday urged the creation of a nuclear safety consultative group in Northeast Asia, given the high number of nuclear power plants in the region and public concerns over safety.

World, 15 Aug 2014

Japan's nuclear restart may be delayed until 2015

TOKYO - The long-awaited restart of Japan's nuclear power plants is facing yet another setback and may be delayed until 2015, Japanese media said on Wednesday, piling pressure on struggling utilities to push for fresh price hikes.

World, Japan, 06 Aug 2014

Japan nuclear plant gets safety clearance, Abe hopes for restarts

TOKYO - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

World, Japan, 16 Jul 2014

Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

TOKYO - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could see it become the first nuclear facility to restart after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

World, Japan, 16 Jul 2014

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

YAMAKIYA Japan - A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

World, Japan, 10 Jul 2014

Exclusive - Iran eases demands in Vienna nuclear talks: Western diplomats

VIENNA - Iran has reduced demands for the size of its future nuclear enrichment programme in talks with world powers although Western governments are urging Tehran to compromise further, Western diplomats said on Thursday.

World, 04 Jul 2014

Exclusive - Iran eases demands in Vienna nuclear talks - Western diplomats

VIENNA - Iran has reduced demands for the size of its future nuclear enrichment programme in talks with world powers although Western governments are urging Tehran to compromise further, Western diplomats said on Thursday.

World, 04 Jul 2014

EXCLUSIVE - Iran eases demands for nuclear capacity at Vienna talks - Western diplomats

VIENNA - Iran has reduced demands for the size of its future nuclear enrichment programme in talks with world powers although Western governments are urging Tehran to compromise further, Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

World, 03 Jul 2014

Japan govt sees delay in restart of world's biggest nuclear plant - sources

TOKYO - Japanese government officials no longer expect the world's biggest nuclear plant to restart this year, sources said, a delay which deals a blow to turnaround plans for operator Tokyo Electric Power.

World, Japan, 03 Jul 2014