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# North Korea
'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert
North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.
# Japan
Concern growing for boy (7) abandoned in bear-inhabited forest
The search is proving frustratingly difficult due to a lack of clues, according to rescuers.
# hokkaido
Boy (7) missing in Japan after parents leave him in a bear-inhabited forest as a punishment
The child hasn’t been seen in three days.
# Japan
7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes northern Japan
Though the quake rocked towns in the northmost region of the country, no injuries have been reported.
# Earthquake
New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake
The new seismometer at the Cliffs of Moher is also sensitive enough to have recorded this morning’s 6.9-mag quake in Japan.
# Japan
Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake
The quake struck shortly before 9:10am Irish time, around 150 miles off the country’s north-eastern coast.
# Japan
Japanese nuclear power plant reopens
Japan has started producing nuclear energy again at a plant on its northern island. Meanwhile, workers in the south are still trying to cool reactors at Fukushima enough to shut the plant.