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Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony

NAGASAKI HAS COMMEMORATED the 76th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with the mayor calling for the global community to build on a new nuclear ban treaty. Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno that killed 74,000 people, three days after the nuclear bomb that hit Hiroshima.…
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August 9, 2021
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Japan Marks Hiroshima Bomb Anniversary with Low-key Ceremonies

Japan on Friday marked 76 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, with low-key ceremonies and disappointment over a refusal by Olympics organizers to hold a minute's silence. Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended this year's main event in Hiroshima to pray for those killed or…
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August 7, 2021
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Hiroshima marks 76th anniversary of US atomic bombing

TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshima on Friday marked the 76th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, as the mayor of the Japanese city urged global leaders to unite to eliminate nuclear weapons just as they are united against the coronavirus. A child prays in front of the cenotaph dedicated to…
bubmag
August 6, 2021
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Life Always Wins. Follow Me

Japanese cuisine is so varied and refined that it’s hard to happen upon something unpleasant to the palate. My personal procedure in Japan is to take a seat at the counter and start pointing, completely at random, to a series of dishes chosen on the basis of how much I…
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July 28, 2021
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The Polite Rage of Shirley Hazzard

The astronomical event referenced in the title of Shirley Hazzard’s novel The Transit of Venus occurs in two installments–eight years apart, every 243 years–when Venus passes between Earth and the nearest star twice. For a short while, Venus is visible on earth in the form of a little black dot traversing the…
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February 19, 2021
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Duterte urges nations to reject war, eliminate nuclear weapons

Duterte urges nations to reject war, eliminate nuclear weapons Alexis Romero (Philstar.com) - September 15, 2020 - 3:55pm MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has urged nations to shun war, work for peace, and eliminate nuclear weapons, citing the "grim suffering" and "crippling pain" experienced by people of Hiroshima and…
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September 15, 2020
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75th anniversary of atomic bombings

Publishedduration4 days agoIt is 75 years since the US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August, leading to the end of World War Two.image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe devastated city of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb blastThe article contains graphic images and…
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August 9, 2020