14 Mar '11, 8am

Japan reels as second blast rocks nuclear plant: SENDAI, Japan - A new explosion at a nuclear plant hit punch-dr...

SENDAI, Japan - A new explosion at a nuclear plant hit Japan Monday as it raced to avert a reactor meltdown after a quake-tsunami disaster that is feared to have killed more than 10,000 people. Panic selling saw stocks close more than six percent lower on the Tokyo bourse on fears for the world's third-biggest economy, as power shortages prompted rolling blackouts and factories shut down in quake-hit areas. As the nation struggled with the devastation wrought by the twin disasters of a shattered land and a surging sea, tales of terror, death and miraculous survival emerged. But it was the fear of a nuclear disaster looming on top of the quake and tsunami that gripped the embattled nation as it struggled with a crisis described by Prime Minister Naoto Kan as the worst since World War II. Japan has been battling to control two overheating reactors at the ageing Fukushima pla...

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channelnewsasia.com 15 Mar '11, 12am

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channelnewsasia.com 12 Mar '11, 6am

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