Hiroshima

Military action against North Korea `not inevitable`: Donald Trump

Military action against North Korea `not inevitable`: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that military action against North Korea was "not inevitable."

Sep 08, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

North Korea nuclear test 10 times more powerful than Hiroshima: Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to press Putin for his support over the North Korea's provocation, when the two leaders hold talks in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok on Thursday.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Postman, who survived 1945 Nagasaki Atomic bomb, dies at 88

Postman, who survived 1945 Nagasaki Atomic bomb, dies at 88

The then-postman, aged only 16 when the attack happened in the closing days of World War II, suffered horrific burns to his back and left arm that took years to heal properly.

Aug 30, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Hiroshima commemorates 72nd anniversary of atomic bombing

Hiroshima commemorates 72nd anniversary of atomic bombing

Many in Japan feel the attacks amount to war crimes and atrocities because they targeted civilians and due to the unprecedented destructive nature of the weapons.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 10:32 AM IST

United Nations: Over 120 nations adopt first treaty banning nuclear weapons

To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the "historic" vote - 122 nations in favour, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.

 

Jul 08, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

After Hiroshima, Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

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.

Dec 25, 2016, 12:29 PM IST
Barack Obama visits Hiroshima

Barack Obama visits Hiroshima

Nearly 71 years after August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima, US President Obama visited the Japanese city that is the living symbol of why the world must do away with its nuclear arsenal. 

Dec 15, 2016, 16:50 PM IST
A.R. Rahman in Hiroshima with band!

A.R. Rahman in Hiroshima with band!

A.R. Rahman is currently in the Japanese city of Hiroshima along with his band!

Sep 18, 2016, 14:52 PM IST
Nagasaki marks 71st atomic bombing anniversary

Nagasaki marks 71st atomic bombing anniversary

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in his address in Nagasaki, called on world leaders to honour the global Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.

Aug 09, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

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.

Aug 06, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Japan remembers Hiroshima, urges world to follow Barack Obama and visit

Japan's mayor urged world leaders to follow in U.S. President Barack Obama`s footsteps and visit, and ultimately rid the world of nuclear arms.

Aug 06, 2016, 06:21 AM IST

Donald Trump slams Barack Obama for not mentioning Pearl Harbour attack

Obama did not publicly mention the surprise 1941 attack that pulled the US into World War II while on his historic trip to Japan this week, during which he became the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima.

May 29, 2016, 20:49 PM IST
US President Barack Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms

US President Barack Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms

Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent US President to visit Hiroshima, site of the world`s first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms.

May 27, 2016, 22:54 PM IST

Hiroshima bombing 'of Japan's own making': China state media

Chinese state media said that the "atomic bombings of Japan were of its own making", ahead of a historic visit to Hiroshima today by US President Barack Obama.

May 27, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

North Korea slams Obama's 'childish' Hiroshima visit

North Korea said Obama's visit to the site of the 1945 atomic bomb strike was an act of stunning hypocrisy.

May 27, 2016, 14:45 PM IST
Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

“In the image of a mushroom cloud that rose in these skies we are starkly reminded of humanity's core contradictions."

May 27, 2016, 14:40 PM IST
Barack Obama arrives at Hiroshima atomic bomb park

Barack Obama arrives at Hiroshima atomic bomb park

Barack Obama arrived at Hiroshima`s atomic bomb park Friday on a historic first visit by a sitting US president.

May 27, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Atomic bomb survivors to attend Hiroshima event for Obama visit

Obama has said he will not apologise for the Aug 6, 1945 bombing.

May 26, 2016, 13:49 PM IST

DNA: America still has not apologized to Japan for Hiroshima and Nagashaki atom bombing

Barack Obama will become the first U.S.

May 12, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
No sign of A-bomb apology as Obama to visit Hiroshima

No sign of A-bomb apology as Obama to visit Hiroshima

The US dropped nuclear weapons on Hiroshima in 1945 towards the close of the Pacific leg of the global conflict, as Japanese forces were all but defeated.

May 11, 2016, 01:09 AM IST