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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
Hiroshima

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
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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
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5 things to know as Hiroshima marks 75th A-bomb anniversary

FILE - In this Aug. 6, 1945, file photo, smoke rises 20,000 feet above Hiroshima, western Japan, after the first atomic bomb was dropped during warfare. Hiroshima was targeted because it was a major Japanese military hub filled with military bases and ammunition facilities. The city of Hiroshima on Thursday,…
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August 6, 2020
Hiroshima

Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since nuclear attack

Image copyright EPA Image caption Events this year were scaled back because of the pandemic Bells have tolled in Hiroshima, Japan, to mark the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the world's first atomic bomb.But memorial events were scaled back this year because of the pandemic.On 6 August 1945, a…
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August 6, 2020