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The United States present at the Hiroshima anti-nuclear ceremony for the first time
Also present were representatives of France and Britain. Prime Minister Naoto Kan remains committed to nuclear disarmament worldwide. Even Ban Ki-moon seeks total elimination of nuclear weapons. The minute's silence and the launch of 1000 doves.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: a world more willing to do without nuclear arms
The presence of American, British and French at the ceremony in Hiroshima shows a commitment to reducing nuclear weapons. Japan, governed by social democrats, also seems more determined "not to manufacture, possess, or introduce nuclear weaponsâ€ť. The survivors of the radiation, the hibakusha are "prophets of nuclear disarmament." The commitment of Ban Ki-moon and fears of North Korea.
Ceremonies mark Hiroshima horror; admonish the world
For the first time a US official to attend Hiroshima commemoration
The Aug. 6 ceremony marks the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing that killed 140 thousand people. John Ross, U.S. ambassador to Japan, representatives of France and the UK will be present for the first time. Historic first participation for the UN secretary general. Memorial erected in Potsdam of the atomic bombings.
Hiroshima marks 67 years since atomic bomb with one eye on Fukushima
More than 50 thousand participants observe a moment of silence in the Memorial Peace Park. The Mayor of Hiroshima calls for an end to the use of nuclear energy also for civilian purposes. Prime Minister Noda proposes a "mixed energy". Hiroshima survivors and Fukushima displaced march together. UN Representative: Banning nuclear weapons is morally right and necessary in practice to protect humanity. Present at the ceremony the grandson of President Truman, who ordered nuclear attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki or how to teach the young what they know not
A PIME missionary explains how Japan is preparing to commemorate 60 years since the nuclear holocaust.
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