The Japanese government has announced plans to build an ice wall to contain leakages at the striken Fukushima nuclear plant.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has led a somber ceremony in Tokyo to mark the seventh anniversary of the tsunami disaster. The tragedy killed some 18,500 people and triggered the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
Japan's prime minister has warned that North Korea's offer of denuclearization talks with South Korea and the US could be designed to buy time. Beijing urged the US and the North to hold talks as soon as possible.
As US President Trump and South Korea's Moon prepare for summits with North Korean leader Kim, Tokyo fears being left behind. But Japanese PM Abe has little leverage over North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Diplomat Chiune Sugihara gave visas to thousands of Jewish refugees after Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland in 1939. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was "really very proud of him."
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