20 Mar '11, 8am

20,000 dead, missing in Japan crisis - Yahoo!

Workers struggled Sunday to restore power to a nuclear plant's overheating reactors as the toll of dead or missing from Japan's worst natural disaster in nearly a century surpassed 20,000. The discovery of radiation in foodstuffs in regions around the plant, and of traces of radioactive iodine in Tokyo tap water well to the southwest, compounded public anxiety but authorities said there was no danger to health. The Fukushima No. 1 plant was struck on March 11 by a massive earthquake and tsunami which, with 8,133 people confirmed killed, is Japan's deadliest natural disaster since the Great Kanto quake levelled much of Tokyo in 1923. Another 12,272 are missing, feared lost to the tsunami or buried in the wreckage of buildings. For half a million survivors, many huddled in poorly supplied and spartan shelters, conditions in the icy north are miserable. Related article: Nucle...

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Japan quake dead, missing top 20,000

channelnewsasia.com 20 Mar '11, 6am

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Japan disaster dead, missing toll top 18,600

Japan disaster dead, missing toll top 18,600

channelnewsasia.com 19 Mar '11, 4pm

OSAKA, Japan: The number of people confirmed as dead or listed as missing by Japan's national police agency topped 18,600 ...

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channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 2pm

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Japan crisis deepens Europe's nuclear rift

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channelnewsasia.com 20 Mar '11, 2am

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channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 9pm

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channelnewsasia.com 17 Mar '11, 3am

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asiaone.com 19 Mar '11, 5am

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Hong Kong to hold nuclear drill after Japan crisis

Hong Kong to hold nuclear drill after Japan crisis

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Italy halts nuclear plan after Japan crisis

Italy halts nuclear plan after Japan crisis

channelnewsasia.com 22 Mar '11, 5pm

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straitstimes.com 18 Mar '11, 9am

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straitstimes.com 16 Mar '11, 4am

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