Children deliver anti-war message at Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima
HIROSHIMA--Messages of peace and hopes for a nuclear-free world appeared on about 700 pieces of cloth around the Atomic Bomb Dome on Aug. 2 ahead of the 70th anniversary of the...
High school students lead march through Tokyo to protest security bills
High school students, some in their uniforms, led thousands of people through the streets of Tokyo’s Shibuya district in a protest march against the government’s security bills...
The United Nations headquarters building in New York (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
U.N. states agree on post-2015 sustainable development agenda
UNITED NATIONS--The 193 member states of the United Nations agreed Aug. 2 on an agenda for the world's sustainable development over the next 15 years that pledges to leave no one behind. It is now due to be formally adopted by ...
Okinawa governor to rescind approval for U.S. base relocation...
Nagasaki mayor to refer to security bills in annual peace...
Pacific Rim free trade talks fall short of deal
Farewell notes by kamikaze pilots are exhibited at the Chiran Peace Museum in Minami-Kyushu, Kagoshima Prefecture. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Japanese-Polish peace program nixed after critics say suicide,...
MINAMI-KYUSHU, Kagoshima Prefecture--A backlash in Japan has led to the cancellation of a proposed peace tie-up with the Polish city that hosted the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Atomic bomb survivors pass on final thoughts in survey
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HIROSHIMA SYMPOSIUM ON NUCLEAR ABOLITION (2)/ Dai Tamesue: Efforts ...
Ayumi Kikuchi, left, practices the speech she will give at a United Nations event with her English teacher, Fumi Arimura, in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, on July 23. She attends the relocated Futaba High School, now operating in the city of Iwaki. (Takuro Negishi)
Fukushima high school evacuee to share experiences at United...
IWAKI, Fukushima Prefecture--A high school student who thought she was only temporarily fleeing her home during the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and remains an evacuee to this day, will address an event at the United...
Producer comes out of 26-year hiatus to film peace documentary
Shunsuke Tsurumi, philosopher and leading anti-war activist, dies...
Hoshino paves the path for women as trailblazing executive for...
Chinese delegation members attend the Beijing bid presentation for the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, at the 128th International Olympic Committee session in Kuala Lumpur on July 31. (AP Photo)
OLYMPICS/ Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics
KUALA LUMPUR--Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on July 31, becoming the first city to be awarded both the Summer and Winter Games.
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