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Japan faces World War Two anniversary in shadow of coronavirus
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Japan faces World War Two anniversary in shadow of coronavirus

TOKYO (Reuters) – In a 4 1/2-minute radio speech on Aug. 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s surrender in World…
Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing
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Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing, with…
Italian cruise ship in Japan has 48 coronavirus cases
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Italian cruise ship in Japan has 48 coronavirus cases

TOKYO (Reuters) — Nearly 50 crew members on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs in Japan’s Nagasaki have tested…
Pope urges fresh help for Fukushima victims on Japan trip
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Pope urges fresh help for Fukushima victims on Japan trip

Pope Francis called Monday for renewed efforts to help victims of Japan’s 2011 “triple disaster” of earthquake, tsunami and the…
Ageing Japan bomb survivors back pope’s anti-nukes call
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Ageing Japan bomb survivors back pope’s anti-nukes call

Kenji Hayashida thought about committing suicide in the years after an atomic bomb was dropped on his hometown of Nagasaki.…
Pope Francis carries anti-nuclear message to Japan
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Pope Francis carries anti-nuclear message to Japan

Pope Francis arrives in Japan on Saturday, where he is expected to deliver a robust anti-nuclear message of peace in…
Hiroshima remembers atomic bombing on 73rd anniversary
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Hiroshima remembers atomic bombing on 73rd anniversary

  Hiroshima marked the anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing of the city with a somber ceremony Monday…
Obama stirs debate with Hiroshima visit
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Obama stirs debate with Hiroshima visit

Barack Obama on Friday becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing,…
Atomic bomb survivors: Obama apology nice, but priority is disarmament
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Atomic bomb survivors: Obama apology nice, but priority is disarmament

Japanese atomic bomb survivors say an apology from President Barack Obama for the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima would be welcome,…
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