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Scientists and nuclear experts from around the world gathered in Nagasaki on Sunday to push for the abolition of nuclear arms and other weapons of mass destruction, 70 years since the U.S. atomic bombings of two Japanese cities.

Nagasaki, one of the cities devastated by an atomic bomb in World War II, is hosting for the first time the Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs. The conference originated from calls for such a meeting by eminent scientists — including Albert Einstein — about 60 years ago.

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