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Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of WWII atomic bombing

 Hiroshima on Tuesday 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 join a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons.A moment of silence was observed at 8.15 a.m., the exact time on August 6, 1945, when

Hiroshima marks 72nd anniversary of atomic bombing

Hiroshima marks 72nd anniversary of atomic bombing

Japanese city of Hiroshima on Sunday observed 72nd anniversary of U.S. atomic bombing at its annual memorial ceremony, with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calling on all states including Japan to work toward a world free of nuclear weapons “in their own ways”.U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for all states to work toward a world free of nuclear

A.R. Rahman in Hiroshima with band

Tokyo: Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman is currently in the Japanese city of Hiroshima along with his band. Rahman took to Facebook on Sunday to share a photograph in which he can be seen posing alongside two women.”On the way to Hiroshima with my band,” Rahman wrote alongside the image. According to a Facebook user,

In Hiroshima, Obama honours ‘silent cry’ of bombing victims

Hiroshima: President Barack Obama paid tribute on Friday to the ‘silent cry’ of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon ‘the logic of fear’ that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons. Obama’s trip to Hiroshima made him the first US president to