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# hiroshima - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Opinion: We've waited long enough - we must wipe out nuclear weapons for good

On the 75th anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, The International Committee of the Red Cross says we must now work collectively stop the development of nuclear weapons.

# hiroshima - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

It's 75 years since the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Survivors are continuing their campaign calling for a ban on nuclear weapons.

# hiroshima - Sunday 6 August, 2017

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.

# hiroshima - Friday 27 May, 2016

Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed." Making History This post contains videos

Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed."

It’s the first visit to the city by a sitting US president.

# hiroshima - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology War And Peace This post contains videos

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology

No sitting US President has ever visited the city.

# hiroshima - Monday 10 August, 2015

Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet

It said the company’s Twitter account will be managed better in future.

# hiroshima - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The amazing story of the Irish nun who survived Hiroshima

Julia Canny and I met in Tokyo 40 years after the dropping of the world’s first atomic bomb, and we immediately fell in love.

# hiroshima - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'They had legs ripped off ... faces missing': An eye witness recalls the horror of Okinawa

“We simply had no idea what to do. I was 17. We all thought we would be back at school in a week.”

# hiroshima - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# hiroshima - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Video: How nuclear weapons are made

Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

# hiroshima - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

# hiroshima - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# hiroshima - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Japan's 'Beethoven' admits that he is a fraud

Mamoru Samuragochi says he is “deeply sorry”.

# hiroshima - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Trainspotting, a talking teddy and remembering Hiroshima

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# hiroshima - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From The42 The only thing better than this incredible 75-yard strike is the silly celebration afterward Golazo! This post contains videos

# hiroshima - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge X marks the spot for Bin Laden's TIME cover Bin Laden This post contains images

X marks the spot for Bin Laden's TIME cover

The weekly newsmagazine is releasing a special issue to mark the death of Osama bin Laden – the latest in the ‘X series’.

# hiroshima - Friday 4 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Fry shelves Japanese documentary plans after QI complaints Stephen Fry

Fry shelves Japanese documentary plans after QI complaints

Stephen Fry is forced to cancel plans to film a documentary in Japan after complaints about a gag on the QI show.

# hiroshima - Friday 6 August, 2010

HIROSHIMA’S MEMORIAL service marking the 65th anniversary of the city’s bombing by US forces during World War II has been attended by representatives from the UN, US, Britain and France for the first time.

UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon spoke of his commitment to nuclear disarmament, and said that the important progress made at the nuclear summit in Washington would be built on.

Over 70 countries were represented at the event. Every year, the sitting mayor of Hiroshima presents a peace declaration, calling for unilateral nuclear disarmament.

At least 200,000 people were killed by the four-tonne uranium bomb which exploded above Hiroshima in 1945, devastating the city.

In 2003, Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto made this animation charting every nuclear test and bombing from 1945 to 1998 (2053 in all):