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Japan marks 72 years since Hiroshima atomic bomb

TOKYO: Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world´s first nuclear attack on Hiroshima, with the nation´s traditional contradictions over atomic weapons again coming into focus. The anniversary came after Japan sided last month with…

Japan’s Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU, USA: Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all but ended, his Japanese counterpart is paying his respects at the site where the brutal conflict began. Prime Minster Shinzo Abe…

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Friday wrapped up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

Hiroshima: what happened to people?

HIROSHIMA: The atomic blast in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 killed 140,000 people; tens of thousands died instantly, while the rest succumbed to injuries or illness in the weeks, months and years afterwards.