Topic: Nagasaki

Nagasaki marks bomb with nuclear free Japan call

TOKYO (AFP) - The mayor of Nagasaki called Thursday for a Japan free of nuclear fears as the city marked the 67th anniversary of its World War II atomic bombing by the United States.“Even during wartime there are certain unacceptable actions,” Tomihisa Taue told a commemoration ceremony ...

Japanese City Nagasaki Commemorates 65th Anniversary
August 09, 2010, 2:42 pm

Japanese city of Nagasaki commemorates 65th anniversary

The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Monday commemorated the 65th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with representatives from Britain and France attending for the first time. Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno three days after Hiroshima, twin nuclear attacks that rang in the ...

Japan Marks 64th Anniversary Nagasaki Bombing
August 09, 2009, 1:01 pm

Japan marks 64th anniversary of Nagasaki bombing

More than 5,000 people have gathered in the Peace Park in Nagasaki to mark the 64th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the southwestern Japanese city. At the memorial ceremony Saturday evening, Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue read the Peace Declaration, calling for worldwide nuclear disarmament ...