Four million euros compensation: The plaintiffs' lawyers announce their success in court. The 3,800 residents of Fukushima, victims of the nuclear catastrophe there, will receive compensation from the government and the nuclear power company Tepco.
TEPCO is removing hundreds of radioactive cylinders from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima reactor site. The units are still intact and could spark a largescale disaster in the event of another earthquake.
Eight years after a triple meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, part of nearby Okuma has been declared safe for residents to return. But there has been no rush to go home as radiation levels remain high.
Eight years after the accident in Fukushima, preparations are underway to restart the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant operated by Tepco. But residents fear a second disaster. Kiyo Dörrer reports from Kashiwazaki.
A 52-year-old man has become the first sightless person to sail across the Pacific. He had help from his friend and "Seeing Eye Doug."
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