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Volcano in southern Japan erupts – weather agency

Feb 05, 2016 - 7:34 PM

The Japan Meteorological Agency says Sakurajima in southern Kagoshima prefecture erupted at 6:56 pm 0956 GMT

ERUPTION. The Japan Meteorological Agency says Sakurajima in southern Kagoshima prefecture erupted at 6:56 pm (0956 GMT) on February 5, 2016. File photo by Hirase at ja.wikipedia

Japan court rejects bid to block restart of two nuclear reactors

Apr 22, 2015 - 1:43 PM

The district court in southern Kagoshima prefecture turns down the challenge by local residents who wanted to halt the refiring of the No 1 and No 2 reactors at the Sendai nuclear plant

In this file photo, an anti-nuclear power plant demonstrator holds a sign reading 'Opposed to restarting Sendai Nuclear Plant' during a protest against the restarting of the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant of Kyushu Electric Power Co. outside the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, November 7, 2014. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA