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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
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Hiroshima marks 75 years since atomic bombing

Bells tolled in Hiroshima for the 75th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the coronavirus and the city's mayor urging nations to reject selfish nationalism and unite to fight all threats. Though thousands usually pack the Peace Park in the centre of the Japanese…
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August 6, 2020
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Japan remembers Hiroshima atomic bombing on 75th anniversary

Bomb attack on Hiroshima killed around 140,000 people, many of them instantly, with others perishing in weeks, months later. Photo: FileHIROSHIMA:   Japan mourned the 75th anniversary of the horrifying Hiroshima nuclear attack during World War II on Thursday, observing the event with toned down ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Survivors,…
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August 6, 2020
Hiroshima

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows in front of Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the bombing at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Hiroshima, western Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)HIROSHIMA, Japan - Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered…
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August 6, 2020