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Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.
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Nagasaki marks 75 years since atomic bombingShares The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with its mayor and the head of the United Nations warning against a nuclear arms..
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75th anniversary of atomic bombingsIt is 75 years since the US dropped atomic bombs on the two Japanese cities, leading to WW2's end.
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Nagasaki And The Shimoda Case: When The U.S. Was Tried For War Crimes And Found GuiltyArticle by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling. The mention of “war crimes” usually brings the Nazis and the Holocaust to mind. But the United States has its own dark history of scorched earth..
Survivor of world's first nuclear attack recounts Hiroshima bombing 75 years laterThe U.S. dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan 75 years ago. A few days later, a second nuclear bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, forcing the Japanese to surrender and bringing an end..
We bombed Hiroshima, Nagasaki 75 years ago. Today, nuclear war still menaces.It is much more difficult to develop, negotiate, ratify and implement new nuclear reduction agreements than it is to tear them down.
Dalai Lama urges govts, individuals to work for achievement of peaceThe Dalai Lama on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, urged governments, organisations and individuals to work for achieving a demilitarized world..
The Photographers Who Captured the Toll of Hiroshima and NagasakiA new book of photos documents the human impact of the bombings that ended World War II — and challenges a common American perception of the destruction in Japan.
Japan Marks 75 Years of Hiroshima Nuclear Attack: Here Are 5 Things You Need to KnowThe city of Hiroshima in western Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the worlds first nuclear attack on Thursday. Three days after its Aug. 6, 1945, bombing of Hiroshima, the United States dropped a..
I grew up near the plutonium source for the Nagasaki bomb. Let's end the nuclear nightmare.Trump has scrapped almost all of his predecessors' nuclear arms control treaties. He should extend New START for 5 years and leave a different legacy.
Coronavirus Costa Atlantica: Japan investigates outbreak on docked linerThe ship came to Nagasaki in February and crew were quarantined with no cases - until this week.
Ninety-one crew have virus on Italian liner in NagasakiAs many as 91 crew of an Italian cruise ship docked in the Japanese port of Nagasaki are infected with coronavirus, officials said on Friday, as questions persist over how they might return to their..
Coronavirus tally rises to 91 on Italian cruise ship in JapanTOKYO: As many as 91 crew of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan's southwestern port of Nagasaki are infected with coronavirus, officials said on Friday, as questions persist over how and when they..
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Italian cruise ship in Japan has 48 coronavirus casesNearly 50 crew members on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs in Japan's Nagasaki have tested positive for the new coronavirus, raising concern about the strain on the city's hospitals if..
Japan's Nagasaki confirms 33 coronavirus cases on cruise ship docked for repairsJapan's Nagasaki prefecture said on Wednesday it had confirmed 33 cases of coronavirus infection on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs and would carry out further testing on other crew members.
Meeting the descendants of Japan's 'hidden Christians'As Pope Francis wraps up a four-day visit to Japan, we meet some of the country's few Christians. There are some 400,000 of them in the archipelago, making up less than 0.5 percent of the..
Pope Francis brings anti-nuclear message to JapanIn his historic visit to Japan, Pope Francis warned against nuclear threats. The pontiff visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and met with survivors of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. CBS News producer..
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Pope urges world leaders to renounce nuclear weapons during visit to JapanPope Francis appealed on Monday to world leaders to ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again, a day after he visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the only cities ever to be hit by atomic bombs.
Japanese Christians in Nagasaki tearful, excited to hear Pope speakJapanese Christians lined up before dawn on Sunday to get seats at a Mass being said by Pope Francis in Nagasaki, where 27,000 people were killed instantly when the United States dropped a second..
Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons at Nagasaki ground zeroPope Francis, speaking in one of only two cities hit by atomic bombs in history, appealed on Sunday for the abolition of nuclear weapons, saying their mere possession was perverse and indefensible.
Factbox: Pope Francis calls for nuclear abolition at Japan's bombed citiesPope Francis on Sunday called for the abolition of nuclear weapons during a visit to Japan's western cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the only two cities in the world subjected to atomic bombing..
Pope Francis travels to Japan to denounce nuclear weaponsPope Francis has begun his three-day visit to Japan where he will be taking a stand against nuclear weapons. The pope has plans to stop in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki to pay tribute to the victims..
Pope Francis arrives in Japan to promote anti-nuclear messagePope Francis arrived on Saturday in Japan, the second leg of a week-long Asian trip whose main aim is to bring an anti-nuclear message to Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the world's only cities to suffer..
Pope departs Thailand for Japan, bringing anti-nuclear messagePope Francis left Thailand on Saturday after a three-day visit and headed to Japan, where he is to visit the ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as part of his campaign against nuclear weapons.
Factbox: Anti-nuclear Pope Francis to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Japan tripPope Francis visits Japan, where he once wanted to be a missionary, from the weekend for only the second papal trip there in history, following a tour by Pope John Paul II in 1981.
Pope expected to deliver powerful message on nuclear weaponsRoman Catholics and atomic bomb survivors in Japan are fervently hoping the first papal visit in nearly 40 years will help trigger a sharp shift in thinking by the nuclear powers. Francis, 82, will be..
Pope Francis to take anti-nuclear mission to Japan's ground zerosPope Francis takes his mission to ban nuclear weapons this week to the only places where they were used in war, visiting the World War Two ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as part of a tour of..
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Pope to visit Japan November 23-26Pope Francis will visit Japan from Nov. 23 to 26, during which time he will go to Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as Tokyo, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Friday.
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As US Modernizes Its Nuclear Arsenal, Costs and Risks SoarOn July 16, 1945, the U.S. detonated the first-ever nuclear device in the New Mexico desert. Less than a month later, it dropped two more atomic bombs, destroying Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing and..