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A train takes a test run on the JR Joban Line while bags containing radioactive soil are seen along the railway on May 29, 2014 in Naraha, Fukushima, Japan. The government plans to lift the mandatory evacuation order for Naraha,...More
May 29, 2014 License
In this aerial image, a Joban line train runs past a temporary storage site of the radiation contaiminated soil as the train operation restarted between Hirono and Tatsuno on June 1, 2014 in Naraha, Fukushima, Japan. The government...More
June 01, 2014 License
A man asks a question during the meeting to explain the construction of the mid-term storage of radioactive contaminated soils on May 31, 2014 in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan. Government is scheduled to carry the soils to the storage from...More
May 31, 2014 License
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his keynote speech during the Asia Security Summit on May 30, 2014 in Singapore.
May 30, 2014 License
Norihiko Yokoyama riding One and Only (L) takes a lead to win the 81st Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) at Tokyo Racecourse on June 1, 2014 in Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan.
20 men wearing happi coats wash logs which carry floats in preparation for Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival at Kushida Jinja Shrine on June 1, 2014 in Fukuoka, Japan. The festival will be held between July 1 to 15.
Participants of 'Koyairi', beginning of dance practice for Nagasaki Kunchi festival walk down steps after the 'Kiyoharai' purification at Suwa Shrine on June 1, 2014 in Nagasaki, Japan. The festival will be held October 7 to 9.
A pianist plays the grand piano which had been damaged by the subsequent tsunami of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake in 2011, on the 11-meter-high new seawall on June 1, 2014 in Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan. The piano was returned to Toni...More
Noh, Japanese traditional dance is performed at Heian Jingu Shrine on June 1, 2014 in Kyoto, Japan. The event is held to celebrate the birth of Noh actors Kan'ami and Zeami last year, 680th and 650th respectively.
Crown Prince Naruhito waves as he attends the Japan Derby at Tokyo Racecourse on June 1, 2014 in Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan.