Japan on Tuesday switched on a nuclear reactor, officials said, ending a two-year shutdown following the 2011 Fukushima crisis, the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986. Officials have stressed that any switched-on reactor would operate under more stringent regulations, but anti-nuclear sentiment still runs high in in the country which only recently marked the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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