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A BOMB

Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jan 28, 2021
Documentary to tell story of young Hiroshima hibakusha
The film will detail the life of Sadako Sasaki, an iconic figure who died from leukemia 10 years after the atomic bombing.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Dec 28, 2020
Anne Frank and Sadako Sasaki: Two girls that symbolize the horrors of war
The 75th anniversary of the end of World War II came amid a pandemic. We take a moment to look back to remember two people in particular who died in that global crisis.
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CULTURE / Books
Oct 10, 2020
What are the stories we’re reading about Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
This yearu2019s releases on the atomic bombs run the gamut of perspectives, proving that historical events are very much what we make of them.
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CULTURE / Art
Aug 4, 2020
Saitama gallery raises money online to share iconic A-bomb paintings worldwide
The work of Iri and Toshi Maruki depicts the aftermath of the August 1945 bombings along with other aspects of World War II.
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WORLD
Dec 28, 2019
At least 90 people killed in Mogadishu checkpoint blast after rush-hour truck bomb explodes
In one of the most deadly recent attacks, at least 90 people were killed and dozens were wounded when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded at a bustling checkpoint in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, an international organization working in the country said.
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JAPAN
Jul 2, 2019
Hiroshima A-bomb victim's paper crane donated for exhibit aboard WWII U.S. battleship
A paper crane folded by Sadako Sasaki, a victim of the Hiroshima atomic bombing who died of leukemia a decade after the attack, was donated Saturday to a memorial exhibition on the U.S. battleship Missouri at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
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CULTURE / Books / RECENTLY PUBLISHED BOOKS ABOUT JAPAN
Nov 10, 2018
'Tinian and the Bomb': Historical details shed light on one island's overlooked role in World War II
Along with unfamiliar historical details from the U.S. side, made possible through recent declassification of archival documents, Don A. Farrell's "Tinian and the Bomb" provides an account of how the use of atomic bombs influenced the Japanese government's decision to end the war.
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WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 24, 2018
Agents trace pipe bomb found in mailbox at George Soros' New York home
Federal agents were piecing together on Tuesday how a small bomb ended up in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros.
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WORLD
Oct 23, 2018
Explosive device found near home of George Soros: New York Times
An explosive device was found Monday in a mailbox near the New York home of billionaire financier George Soros, a favorite target of right-wing campaigners in the United States and eastern Europe, according to a report by the New York Times that cited police.
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JAPAN
Oct 11, 2018
Two atomic bomb survivors deliver anti-nuke petition with over 8 million signatures to United Nations
Two Japanese atomic bomb survivors delivered a petition Wednesday to disarmament officials at the United Nations calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons, an appeal backed so far by more than 8.3 million people around the world.
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CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
Aug 25, 2018
'The Crazy Iris': Unflinching stories inspired by the aftermath of the atomic bomb
Compiled and edited by Kenzaburo Oe, "The Crazy Iris and Other Stories of the Atomic Aftermath" is a multifaceted look at the nightmarish horrors of the atomic bomb.
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JAPAN
Aug 9, 2018
Nagasaki mayor presses Japan to lead efforts toward nuclear-free world as city marks 73rd anniversary of A-bomb
Nagasaki marked the 73rd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the city Thursday, with its mayor calling for security policies not reliant on nuclear deterrence and pressing Japan to fulfill its "moral obligation" to lead efforts toward a nuclear-free world.
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JAPAN
Aug 6, 2018
Hiroshima mayor marks 73rd A-bomb anniversary with indirect call to sign U.N. nuke ban treaty
Hiroshima once again fell silent Monday morning while traffic came to halt in remembrance of those lost, with dignitaries urging world leaders to strengthen efforts to abandon nuclear weapons.
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JAPAN
Aug 6, 2018
South Korean hibakusha hold memorial to mark Hiroshima A-bomb anniversary
South Korean survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack Monday in South Korea.
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JAPAN
Jul 20, 2018
With digital project, Nagasaki A-bomb survivor's story reaches wider audience
For decades, Hiroyasu Tagawa had no intentions of breaking his silence about the terrible experience he had as a child, having lived through the U.S. atomic bombing of his hometown of Nagasaki.
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JAPAN
Jul 11, 2018
Hiroshima hibakusha recounts experience to American university students
The U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are extensively taught at schools in Japan and abroad, but many rarely have a chance to hear survivors' stories firsthand — what civilians saw, smelled and felt under the mushroom clouds.
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WORLD
Jun 27, 2018
Russian police evacuate venues in World Cup host city after bomb threats
Russian police said early on Wednesday they had received multiple bomb threats in the World Cup host city of Rostov-on-Don, causing bars and restaurants to be evacuated across the city.
WORLD
Jun 12, 2018
Chicago-bound United flight from Rome diverted to Ireland after threat 'message' found on board
A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland on Monday after "a message" was discovered on board, Irish police said.
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BUSINESS
May 18, 2018
Drone maker accused of covering up bomb in bag on Delta flight, going after whistleblower
AeroVironment Inc. was accused of trying to conceal that employees transported a drone rigged with explosives on a commercial flight and retaliating against a manager who told the government.
JAPAN
May 7, 2018
Bomb threat forces closure of Aoyama Gakuin University's campuses in Tokyo, Kanagawa
An online bomb threat has prompted Tokyo's Aoyama Gakuin University to call off classes at both campuses Monday, the university said.

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