Showing posts with label U.S. atomic bombing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label U.S. atomic bombing. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nagasaki urges world to draw on wisdom to abolish nuclear weapons

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue on Tuesday urged the international community to draw upon its "collective wisdom" to realize a world without nuclear weapons, as the southwestern Japan city marked the 71st anniversary of its atomic bombing by the United States in the final stages of World War II.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs mixed feelings. Japanese people view his visit as an "apology."

Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima since America dropped an atomic bomb on the city 71 years ago, stirring mixed feelings among the United States, Japan and the victim countries during WWII.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Hiroshima 70th A-bomb anniversary will draw officials from record 100 countries

The Hiroshima Municipal Government said it expects representatives from a record 100 countries to attend its annual ceremony on Thursday to mark the U.S. atomic bombing, as peace activists gathered in the city.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.