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#Japan Tsunami

# japan-tsunami - Monday 16 July, 2012

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Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.

# japan-tsunami - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

# japan-tsunami - Friday 6 April, 2012

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VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon

The US Coast Guard destroyed the ship, which had drifted unmanned all the way across the Pacific.

# japan-tsunami - Monday 26 March, 2012

'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada

The fishing vessel has spent the last year drifting all the way across the Pacific with nobody on board.

# japan-tsunami - Sunday 11 March, 2012

One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists

Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised Japan This post contains videos

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised

Of that donation, €1 million has come from Ireland, we’ve been looking at the aid situation in the earthquake and tsunami hit east coast one year on and how the money has been spent.

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii

Homes, boats, cars, household appliances and other objects were washed into the ocean following the tsunami last year. This animated model shows how it is still moving across the Pacific.

Silence and prayers mark anniversary of Japanese tsunami

The earthquake killed more than 19,000 people, and 300,000 are still in temporary housing.

# japan-tsunami - Sunday 16 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# japan-tsunami - Sunday 11 September, 2011

As world remembers 9/11, Japan marks six months since earthquake and tsunami

The magnitude-9.0 earthquake produced the sort of devastation Japan hadn’t seen since World War II. The tsunami that followed engulfed the northeast and wiped out entire towns.

# japan-tsunami - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Fatal radiation levels at Fukushima now 'off the scale'

Levels of radiation in some areas of the plant are so high they would be lethal within one hour.

# japan-tsunami - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Japanese baseball opens to relief and cheers

“I think this is going to be a healing process” – first pitch this morning signals return to normal life, officials hope.

# japan-tsunami - Monday 11 April, 2011

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Slideshow: Japan commemorates month anniversary of disaster

People pause to remember earthquake which hit at 6.46am GMT this day a month ago – but work must go on to recover bodies and rebuild towns.

# japan-tsunami - Saturday 12 March, 2011

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been confirmed dead following the overnight tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean triggered by the series of earthquakes off the east coast of Japan. One person was killed in Indonesia after they were swept away when the tsunami reached the Papua province, as well as leaving 19 families homeless, while in California a 25-year-old man was killed when he was swept into the ocean while taking photographs of the waves.

Authorities warn of further Japanese tsunamis as aftershocks continue

Waves of two to three metres in height are to be expected in the coming hours after significant Pacific aftershocks.

# japan-tsunami - Friday 11 March, 2011

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

BREAKING: A TEN METRE high tsunami has struck the north east of Japan following a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake, sweeping away cars, trees and even buildings.

The tsunami warning has been extended to the entire east coast of Japan, parts of Russia, the Pacific islands.

A nuclear plant in the north of the country has been shut down. More to come.