Around 10,000 tons of contaminated water have pooled in underground trenches around the Nos.

Britain’s decision to delay final approval for the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant risks cooling relations with economic powerhouse China under new Prime Minister Theresa May, analysts say.

About 1,000 people were taken to hospitals apparently due to heat stroke or heat exhaustion as a heat wave covered Japan on Saturday, according to a Kyodo News tally.

The Sakurajima volcano in Kyushu Japan had an explosive eruption early Tuesday, spewing volcanic ash 5,000 meters into the sky, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5 struck the Kanto region at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday. It was the third moderate quake to hit the region since last Sunday.

PARIS – Calling the AIDS epidemic “the most important global health challenge in modern history,” more than 50 top scientists pressed their case Monday for a drive to stop the killer disease in its

The government on Tuesday further scaled down areas in Fukushima Prefecture subject to evacuation orders since the March 2011 nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi complex, enabling the return

Three people died as about 490 were taken to hospitals due to heat stroke or heat exhaustion Thursday, a Kyodo News tally showed, as temperatures soared across much of Japan.

Japanese automaker Nissan said Monday it is taking South Korea to court in response to Seoul’s claims that it manipulated emissions data on a popular sports utility vehicle.

Two people were slightly injured and about 80 buildings damaged Thursday in the western Japan prefecture of Hiroshima, while evacuation orders or advisories were issued to some 703,000 people in fi