Japan on Thursday marked 75 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of ceremonies to remember the victims.
A bell tolled Monday in Hiroshima as Japan marked 73 years since the world's first atomic bombing, with the city's mayor warning that rising nationalism worldwide threatened peace.
Barack Obama became the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima on Friday, laying a wreath at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and invigorate efforts to end nuclear arms.
Barack Obama's trip to Hiroshima this month is a chance for him to see how the city suffered after its atomic bombing, and to renew his push for global nuclear disarmament ...
US Secretary of State John Kerry called his visit to a memorial to victims of 1945 US nuclear attack on Hiroshima "gut-wrenching" and said everyone, including US President Barack Obama, should come.
In a city obliterated by a US atom bomb more than 70 years ago, Japan kicked off a gathering of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies with a call to end nuclear weapons.
A fiery pile-up inside a Japanese highway tunnel on Thursday killed at least two people and left 70 needing treatment as dozens fled toxic smoke from burning vehicles, police and media said.