Mar 11, 2015

Victims of 3/11 remembered four years on

As Japan marked the fourth anniversary of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of the Tohoku region, relatives and friends of those killed in the disaster gathered to offer prayers for the victims. Many people gathered early Wednesday to pray in ...

Survivors visit Auschwitz a day ahead of 70th anniversary

Jan 27, 2015

Survivors visit Auschwitz a day ahead of 70th anniversary

The voices of Auschwitz survivors praying for their murdered loved ones reverberated Monday amid the barracks and barbed wire of the former Nazi death camp, with one survivor crying out in a pained voice: “I don’t want to come here anymore!” The survivors were ...

Kobe pauses 20 years after killer quake

Jan 17, 2015

Kobe pauses 20 years after killer quake

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A crowd of nearly 14,000 gathered at a park early Saturday to light candles in remembrance of those who died. As incense wafted through the air, the dark, chilly morning was pierced by a moment of silence at exactly 5:46 a.m. “I lost my ...