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Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

With flowers, silent prayers and tearful tributes, Japan Monday marked the eighth anniversary of a crippling earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left some 18,500 people dead or missing. P

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on

The magnitude 9.0 quake -- which struck under the Pacific Ocean on March 11, 2011 -- and the resulting tsunami caused widespread damage and took the lives of thousands of people.

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima site

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima site

A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake.