Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata, Vice Presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro arrive at Tokyo District Court in Tokyo on Thursday.
A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986.
Former Tepco Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata and one-time executives Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro were all found not guilty by the Tokyo District Court.
The trial, which started in June 2017, was conducted by state-appointed lawyers after prosecutors decided not to bring charges against the executives of the company known as Tepco.
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear station, located about 220 km (130 miles) northeast of Tokyo, was rocked by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in March 2011, sparking three reactor meltdowns and prompting Japan to shut down its entire fleet of nuclear reactors.
Carlos Ghosn’s lawyers have asked the Tokyo District Court to dismiss all charges against the former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman, saying prosecutors colluded with government officials and Nissan executives
Pope Francis called on Monday for renewed efforts to help victims of Japan’s 2011 “triple disaster” of earthquake, tsunami and the Fukushima meltdown, noting “concern”
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French automaker Renault, its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co and tech giant Alphabet’s Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use self-driving vehicles to transport people and goods in France and Japan, the companies said on Thursday.
We congratulate the Islamic nations on the anniversary of the birth of the best of human beings.. and peace be upon our master, our beloved, our role model, tweets Sheikh Mohammed.
Colin Powell, America's first black secretary of state and senior military officer, died on Monday. Powell died of COVID-19-related complications at the age of 84, his family said in a statement.
Expo allows upgrading daily entry tickets to seasonal, by upgrading the one-day ticket to "multiple entry" for Dhs75 for daily ticket holders, and to the seasonal ticket at Dhs225.
The official account of the Dubai Government Media Office announced, on Monday, that the civil defense teams put out a fire that broke out at an oil waste disposal site in the Jebel Ali Industrial Area, located far from factories in the zone.