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Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

2 months, 11 days ago
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…

Japan marks 72 years since Hiroshima atomic bomb

1 year, 2 months ago
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…

First Japanese to report Hiroshima atomic bomb dies at 86

1 year, 4 months ago
TOKYO: Yoshie Oka, the first person to raise the alarm outside Hiroshima that the Japanese city had been hit by an atomic bomb, has died aged 86, media and acquaintances said Tuesday. Oka was 14 years old on August 6, 1945 and working in…

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

1 year, 9 months ago
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

2 years, 4 months ago
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.