Aug 4, 2016

Kennedy to miss Hiroshima, Nagasaki A-bomb ceremonies

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy will not be attending this year’s ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a U.S. Embassy official said. The ambassador, who has attended the ceremonies over the past two years, will be ...

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Apr 13, 2016

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue on Wednesday said he handed a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a meeting in Tokyo, urging President Barack Obama to visit the atomic-bombed city when he comes to Japan to attend the Group of Seven summit ...

70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing marked

Aug 6, 2015

70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing marked

Japan on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima with the most senior official from Washington ever scheduled to attend memorial ceremonies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and foreign delegates will be among those observing a moment of silence at 8:15 ...