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.

Japan marks 64th anniversary of Nagasaki bombing

More than 5,000 people have gathered in the Peace Park in Nagasaki to mark the 64th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the southwestern Japanese city.