Nagasaki

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

Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of Atomic bombing

The Japanese city Nagasaki on Wednesday marked the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing during World War II, with Mayor Tomihisa Taue insisting that Tokyo joins a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

Aug 09, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Japan rescues 26 North Koreans from sinking cargo ship

The Japanese Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 26 North Koreans unhurt from a sinking cargo ship off Japan`s southern coast.

Jan 12, 2017, 14:14 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

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

John Kerry apology for Hiroshima bombing not on table: US official

John Kerry will not apologise for the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima during his visit to the city for weekend G7 talks, a State Department official said on Sunday.

Apr 10, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Russia planned to nuke London during Cold War: Report

Russia was planning to nuke London during the Cold War in 1954, according to a media report.

Oct 25, 2015, 15:42 PM IST
Nagasaki anniversary:Disney apologises for inappropriate tweet

Nagasaki anniversary:Disney apologises for inappropriate tweet

US entertainment giant Disney was forced to apologise after one of its Japanese language tweets was criticised for being insensitive as the country commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing.

Aug 10, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

Pope recalls horror of atomic bombs 70 years ago

Pope Francis says the detonation of atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago remains "a permanent warning to humanity" to reject war and ban weapons of mass destruction.

Aug 09, 2015, 19:45 PM IST
My skin hung loose like dirty rag: Nagasaki survivor recounts horror

My skin hung loose like dirty rag: Nagasaki survivor recounts horror

It has been 70 long years since the city of Nagasaki became the victim of indescribable trauma unleashed when the US dropped an atomic bomb codenamed 'Fat Boy' on the fateful morning of August 9, 1945. However the scars and memories remain intact, perhaps too intense to be wiped by the waves of time.

Aug 09, 2015, 14:23 PM IST
Bells toll in Nagasaki as Japan marks 70 years since atomic bombing

Bells toll in Nagasaki as Japan marks 70 years since atomic bombing

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Nagasaki Mayor on Monday were among several delegates attending the ceremony to mark 70 years since an atomic bomb was dropped at the southern Japanese city on August 9 1945.

Aug 09, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Nagasaki to mark 70th anniversary of atomic bombing

Japan on Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki that claimed tens of thousands of lives in one of the final chapters of World War II.

Aug 09, 2015, 06:18 AM IST

Nagasaki atomic bomb left a man scarred for life

Struggling a bit with a left arm that has never straightened out, Sumiteru Taniguchi slowly peeled the undershirt off his frail 86-year-old body to show two visitors his scars from the atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki.

Aug 08, 2015, 16:49 PM IST
70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing: Facts you should know

70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing: Facts you should know

Japan is on Thursday marking 70 years since the atomic bombing in Hiroshima that helped end World War II.

Aug 06, 2015, 10:31 AM IST

Nagasaki marks 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing

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.

Aug 09, 2014, 14:10 PM IST

China newspaper posts map of A-bombed Japan

A Chinese newspaper published a map of Japan with mushroom clouds rising above Hiroshima and Nagasaki, provoking outrage Tuesday from Tokyo`s foreign minister, who is from the first of the cities to be obliterated.

Jul 08, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

Hiroshima, Nagasaki protest US plutonium test

Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui said in his letter that the test showed the "United States intends to cling to its nuclear stockpile indefinitely, and such actions are completely unacceptable".

Oct 30, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

Nagasaki marks 68th anniversary of US atomic bombing

Nagasaki on Friday marked the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing by the United States during World War II that turned the Japanese city into an inferno.

Aug 09, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

Nagasaki to slam govt for not backing statement against nuke weapon use

The Nagasaki city government will condemn the central government in its annual ceremony in August for not joining a group of countries endorsing a statement against the use of nuclear weapons, its draft message said on Saturday.

Jun 08, 2013, 14:42 PM IST

Japan: Nagasaki marks 67th atomic bomb anniversary

Nagasaki marked the 67th anniversary of the western Japanese city`s atomic bombing, calling for a world free of threats from radiation.

Aug 09, 2012, 15:39 PM IST