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Japan to mark six months since March earthquake

Ceremonies to mourn the dead and rallies against nuclear power were scheduled to take place across Japan on Sunday as the nation marks six months since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Silent prayers are to be offered at 2:46 pm, the moment the quake struck six months ago triggering…

Japanese economy in dire condition

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s economy is in a “severe condition” with no quick recovery in sight following a triple disaster triggered by the March 11 earthquake that has sent service-sector sentiment plummeting the most on record, the government said on Friday. While Japan confronts the economic impact of the disaster,…

US bars some Japan foods over radiation fears

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States has announced it was barring some food imports from Japan due to fears of radiation and nuclear contamination in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami disaster. The US Food and Drug Administration said it had placed an import alert on all milk, milk…

US bars some Japan foods over radiation fears

WASHINGTON – The United States has announced it was barring some food imports from Japan due to fears of radiation and nuclear contamination in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami disaster. The US Food and Drug Administration said it had placed an import alert on all milk, milk products,…

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