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Bells tolled while participants observed a moment of silence at exactly 11:02 a.m., the time when the atomic bomb exploded above Nagasaki.
For an effective nuclear <<detonation>> of the plutonium charge in an atomic bomb, using the <<cannon shot>> method, the speed of the connection of its (charge) parts should have been technically unattainable (more than 1 km/s) [11].
When a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons, a long-cherished dream of atomic bomb survivors, was adopted in July this year, Taniguchi said in a video message, "The treaty is useless if each country does not make efforts to abolish nuclear weapons."
He said "mankind possessed the means to destroy itself" and must undertake a "moral revolution" to ensure atomic bombs aren't used again.
Obama ( said he would use his visit to "honor all those who were lost in World War II and reaffirm our shared vision of a world without nuclear weapons."&nbsp;The White House has stressed Obama will not apologize for the decision made by President Harry Truman to drop the atomic bombs.
was the pilot who flew both on the Rouen mission and dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
Hiroshi Harada remembers how his leg sank into one of the bodies blocking a narrow Hiroshima street 70 years ago, as he fled the spreading fire ignited by the atomic bomb.
ISLAMABAD -- A mere number of Pakistanis say they are proud of Pakistan as it has an atomic bomb, a survey report said on Thursday.
Here today, on the occasion of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony, I reverently express my sincere condolences to the souls of the atomic bomb victims.
BENIN: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday defended his country's controversial nuclear program while on a tour of west Africa, calling it peaceful and arguing that Tehran has no use for an atomic bomb.
An American B-29 bomber named Enola Gay dropped the atomic bomb nicknamed "Little Boy", turning the western Japanese city into a nuclear inferno and killing an estimated 140,000 in the final chapter of World War II.