Japan has marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in a ceremony in the city. Prime minister Shinzo Abe and foreign delegates were among those observing a moment of silence at the Peace Memorial Park in downtown Hiroshima at 8:15 am (local time) when the detonation turned the western Japanese city into an inferno. The now-bustling city's mayor, Kazumi Matsui, said nuclear weapons were an "absolute evil" as he urged the world to put an end to them forever. "To coexist we must abolish the…
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama will not apologise for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on his landmark visit this week, he told Japanese public broadcaster NHK in an interview.