Japan

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Despite an order from the top court of the United Nations to stop all whaling in the Antarctic Ocean, Japan plans to relaunch its slaughtering of minke whales in the area next year, an official told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday. The UN's International Court of Justice in 2013 ordered a temporary halt to Japan's annual whale hunt after...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A Japanese court has ordered the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) to pay...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The number of Fukushima youth diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid...

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Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if testing shows they're safe, they'll be shipped to markets in Japan. While older people are said to be buying fish from the sea off Fukushima Prefecture, others don't want their kids or grandkids eating it...

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