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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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

The anatomy of an atomic mind

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Nagasaki calls for shift from nukes to renewables

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.

Nepal confers Buddha award on Hiroshima, Nagasaki activists

The award of $50,000 will go jointly to the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

‘Obama not to visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki during Japan trip’

US Prez will not visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki during his trip to Japan next
month.

Nagasaki marks 65th anniversary of US atomic bomb

Nagasaki was devastated by plutonium bomb nicknamed `Fat Man` on Aug 9, 1945.

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UN Chief in Nagasaki calls for nuclear disarmament

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon called for the abolishment of nuclear weapons during a visit to Nagasaki.

Iran`s Larijani visits Nagasaki, calls nukes threat to humans

Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani after arriving in Nagasaki on Saturday said that the people in the world should stand up for a nuclear-free world as it still pose a threat to humanity.

Obama wants to visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki

US President Barack Obama said he wants to visit the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which were destroyed by US nuclear bombs at the end of World War II, during his time in office.

Obama may not visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki while in Japan

US President Barack Obama is unlikely to stop by Hiroshima and Nagasaki during his possible visit to Japan in November because he would not be here long enough to do so, a senior Japanese Foreign Ministry official indicated.