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Nagasaki marks 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 14:10

Tens of thousands marked the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Saturday, as the city`s pacifist mayor urged the Japanese government to listen to increasing concerns over controversial plans to expand the role of its military.

Modi remembers Hiroshima victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 16:14

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday remembered the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and hoped "humankind never sees such a day ever again".

Hiroshima marks 69th anniversary of atomic bombing

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 12:25

Tens of thousands were to gather for peace ceremonies in Hiroshima today, marking the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the city, as anti-nuclear sentiment runs high in Japan.

Israeli official raises sting with `sick` of Hiroshima A-bomb tribute remarks

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:17

A senior Israeli govt official said on Facebook that he is sick of commemorations for the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki, remembrance should be held for the 50 million victims of Japanese imperial aggression and genocide.

Hiroshima marks anniversary of US atomic bombing

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 09:19

Tens of thousands were due to gather at a peace memorial park in Hiroshima on Tuesday day to mark the 68th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the Japanese city.

‘Hiroshima Maiden’ Yamaoka dies at 82

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 13:08

An 82-year old survivor of the 1945 US atomic bombing of Hiroshima, died of pneumonia at a nursing facility for the elderly, her family said.

Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bombing

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 12:22

Hiroshima marked the 67th anniversary of the US atomic bombing renewing its call for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

Nagasaki calls for shift from nukes to renewables

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2011, 14:56

The Japanese city of Nagasaki today called for a shift away from nuclear power to renewables as it commemorated the 66th anniversary of its atomic bombing at the end of World War II.

Japan`s Hiroshima city marks atomic bombing

Last Updated: Saturday, August 06, 2011, 11:40

The site of the world`s first A-bomb attack observed a moment of silence at 8:15 am.

`Black rain` in wider area than believed: Report

Last Updated: Monday, January 25, 2010, 11:38

"Black rain" following the 1945 US atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima appears to have fallen in wider areas than previously believed, according to a research by the city government.