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Japan marks 5th anniversary of Fukushima quake, nuclear disaster

FOR THE DEPARTED: Residents praying for the victims while a candle boat displays "3.11" letters in Kamaishi, Iwate prefecture on Friday.


JAPAN paused on Friday to mark five years since an offshore earthquake spawned a monster tsunami that left about 18,500 people dead or missing along its north-eastern coast and sparked the worst nuclear disaster in a quarter century.

Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Prime...

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