JAPAN EARTHQUAKE ANNIVERSARY

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Japan, 1 Year On

Japan stopped on Sunday to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation a year ago, killing just over 19,000 people and unleashing the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter c...

The Most Expensive Disaster Year Ever

The economic cost of disasters in 2011 was the highest in history — costing at least $380 billion, mainly due to earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand, a U.N. envoy said Monday.Margareta Wahlstrom, the...