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JAPAN
Mar 18, 2022
Former Hiroshima mayor urges Putin not to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine
Tadatoshi Akiba said at a news conference that the Russian leader's actions have left atomic bomb survivors and many other people appalled.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 17, 2022
Seiya Suzuki agrees to deal with Cubs
Suzuki hit a career-high 38 home runs in 2021 and led the Central League in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and outfield assists.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 14, 2022
34 people face charges over ex-minister's vote-buying in Hiroshima
In July 2021, prosecutors dropped the bribery case against all 100 individuals. But they overturned the decision after an inquest panel said new indictments were necessary.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Mar 7, 2022
Municipal assemblies in Japan face shortage of candidates
Younger generations are seen to be shunning local assemblies because of members' precarity and low remuneration.
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JAPAN
Mar 4, 2022
A-bomb survivors speak out against nuclear weapons amid Ukraine crisis
Remarks by Russian leader Vladimir Putin about his country's nuclear arsenal have drawn ire from those who lived through the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings.
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JAPAN
Feb 24, 2022
Kishida to forgo Hiroshima trip with U.S. envoy amid Ukraine crisis
Kishida said Wednesday that Japan will impose a set of economic sanctions against Russia and two pro-Russian separatist regions in eastern Ukraine.
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JAPAN
Feb 22, 2022
Japanese bell tower planned for Atlanta as symbol of friendship
The tower would house a functioning peace bell that originates from Hiroshima Prefecture.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 28, 2022
Citizen panel says 35 people should be charged over vote-buying in 2019 Upper House poll
Following the panel's conclusion, Tokyo prosecutors will re-investigate the case after they decided in July not to indict 100 individuals, mostly local politicians.
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JAPAN
Jan 27, 2022
Hiroshima asks Kishida to name it host of 2023 G7 summit
The city's letter of request said visitors will understand the cruelty of nuclear weapons once they learn the experiences of atomic bomb survivors.
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JAPAN
Jan 22, 2022
Japan under pressure to observe U.N. nuke ban treaty meeting
Japan relies on the U.S. nuclear umbrella for its security and is not one of the treaty's 86 signatory countries and regions.
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JAPAN
Jan 21, 2022
Japan and U.S. urge world leaders to visit A-bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki
A joint statement came after a U.N. conference to review the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons was put off amid the rapid spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 16, 2022
Hiroshima as permanent host of NPT review conference?
Hiroshima should be the permanent host of all future NPT review conferences so that discussions and negotiations are held in the shadow of the realities of nuclear warfare.
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JAPAN
Jan 15, 2022
Osaka, Okinawa and Hiroshima see daily COVID case records as omicron surge continues
The surge continued in Tokyo as well, with the capital logging 4,561 new infections, while the nationwide total topped 25,000 for the first time since August.
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JAPAN
Jan 9, 2022
Japan's COVID-19 quasi-emergency takes effect in three areas as cases spike
The new measures come in response to a surge in COVID-19 infections that local governors say are linked to the spread of the omicron variant at U.S. military bases.
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JAPAN
Jan 8, 2022
COVID-19 tracker: Case records fall in Okinawa and Hiroshima, while surge continues in Tokyo
In addition, the U.S. military also informed Okinawa authorities that 302 new cases had been confirmed among personnel at American bases in the prefecture.
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JAPAN
Jan 8, 2022
Japanese cities struggle to hold Coming of Age Day ceremonies due to COVID-19 surge
Municipalities are struggling to safely organize the ceremonies amid another surge of COVID-19 cases, with many of them holding the upcoming events virtually.
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JAPAN / Society / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Dec 28, 2021
Hiroshima groups press for ordinance banning hate speech
Some experts are cautious about the legal restrictions because of potential conflict with the right to freedom of expression as stipulated in the Constitution.
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JAPAN
Dec 27, 2021
Community transmission of omicron spreads beyond Japan's major cities
Community infections of omicron have been reported in Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo, Fukuoka, Aichi and Hiroshima prefectures.
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JAPAN / History
Dec 7, 2021
Texas university holds graphic photo exhibition on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The exhibition, titled 'Flash of Light, Wall of Fire,' was organized by the University of Texas at Austin in cooperation with the Anti-Nuclear Photographers' Movement of Japan.
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JAPAN
Dec 2, 2021
Flame from Hiroshima atomic bomb site to light monument in Pearl Harbor
The flame has been used to light lanterns during the annual ceremony held in Hiroshima on the anniversary of the bombing.

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