Tag: Atomic Bombing

Japan Marks 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

Tokyo: Japan marked the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday, with the city mayor urging the world to unite against threats to humanity including those from nuclear weapons. Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui said countries should “put aside their differences and come together to overcome both man-made and natural challenges”. “Civil society […]

Nagasaki seeks nuke ban on 74th A-bomb anniversary

Nagasaki (Japan): Nagasaki on Friday marked the 74th anniversary of its atomic bombing by the US at the end of World War II in 1945, with the city’s Mayor urging the Japanese government to immediately sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons. A moment of silence was observed at 11.02 a.m., the exact time on […]