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Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

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.

Japan marks 73rd anniversary of atomic attack on Hiroshima

Japan marks 73rd anniversary of atomic attack on Hiroshima

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.

Japan marks 72 years since Hiroshima atomic bomb

Japan marks 72 years since Hiroshima atomic bomb

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.

'Snake on a train' halts Japan bullet express

'Snake on a train' halts Japan bullet express

A Japanese bullet train was forced to make an emergency stop on Monday after a snake was found slithering between the seats, local media reported.

Japan marks Hiroshima bombing anniversary

Japan marks Hiroshima bombing anniversary

Japan on Saturday marked 71 years since the city of Hiroshima was destroyed by a US atomic bomb, as its mayor urged the world to unite in abolishing nuclear weapons.

Obama visits Hiroshima to ponder "terrible force unleashed"

Obama visits Hiroshima to ponder "terrible force unleashed"

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.

Hiroshima hopes Obama visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

Hiroshima hopes Obama visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

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 ...

Kerry calls Hiroshima tour 'gut-wrenching’, says all should visit

Kerry calls Hiroshima tour 'gut-wrenching’, says all should visit

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.

Kerry in Japan for landmark Hiroshima visit

Kerry in Japan for landmark Hiroshima visit

G7 foreign ministers on Sunday began two days of talks in Hiroshima, with John Kerry's visit to the atom-bombed city -- the first-ever by a US secretary of state -- overshadowing the broader agenda.

G7 foreign ministers to discuss nuclear, maritime issues

G7 foreign ministers to discuss nuclear, maritime issues

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.

Japan highway tunnel pile-up kills two, sends dozens to hospital

Japan highway tunnel pile-up kills two, sends dozens to hospital

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.