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HIROSHIMA

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Aug 6, 2013
Nuke opponents feud over bombs vs. power
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JAPAN
Aug 6, 2013
Hiroshima mayor skeptical of Abe atomic arms vow
At the ceremony Tuesday marking the 68th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to do whatever he can to achieve a world without nuclear arms and to offer better support to atomic-bomb survivors fighting radiation-caused health problems.
JAPAN
Aug 5, 2013
Scholars hunt for dispersed A-bomb health logs
Japanese scholars are trying to locate records of early research on the health impact of radiation from the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to create a digital archive accessible to anyone.
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JAPAN
Aug 5, 2013
Koreans honor A-bomb victims in Hiroshima ceremony
A memorial service for Korean victims of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 was held Monday, with the South Korean consul general calling for improved ties between the two countries.
JAPAN / History
Aug 4, 2013
Britain backed use of A-bomb against Japan: U.S. documents
Britain supported the use of atomic bombs against Japan in World War II about a month before the United States dropped the first one on Hiroshima, documents show.
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SOCCER / J. League
Aug 3, 2013
Koroki brace steers Reds past Sanfrecce
Urawa Reds brought Sanfrecce Hiroshima crashing back to earth with a 3-1 win over the J.League leaders on Saturday night.
JAPAN
Aug 3, 2013
Roos to attend A-bomb ceremony in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
U.S. Ambassador John Roos will attend this year's atomic bomb ceremonies in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki, sources said Friday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 31, 2013
Carp ace Maeda shines in victory over surging BayStars
Kenta Maeda (9-5) allowed two runs in eight innings on Wednesday to win his third straight start as the Hiroshima Carp humbled the Yokohama BayStars 11-3.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 31, 2013
Hiroshima, Nagasaki differ on urging Japan to oppose nuke weapon use
Hiroshima and Nagasaki will adopt differing approaches in urging the government to join a group of countries endorsing a statement against the use of nuclear weapons in upcoming events to mark the 1945 atomic bombings, according to their mayors.
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JAPAN
Jul 30, 2013
Hiroshima memoirs still draw readers
A number of survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima nearly 70 years ago have left memories of their terrifying experiences in the form of poetry and other writings that are cherished by their relatives and friends and continue to attract readers.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 30, 2013
Actor Hira recalls hibakusha mom, own twist of fate
Until not so long ago, renowned actor Mikijiro Hira had not talked much in public about his late mother, Hisayo, who barely survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 25, 2013
Second-inning outburst propels Carp past Giants
The Hiroshima Carp weren't pleased with how things went in their first game after the All-Star break.
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CULTURE / Film
Jul 25, 2013
Spirits linger in the trinkets of Hiroshima's dead
They say most people have one or more defining childhood incidents — something that sets the course of their adult life and molds their personality. Filmmaker Linda Hoaglund had one, and it was so striking that to this day she can still remember the flush on her face, the tingling of her skin and the...
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JAPAN
Jul 25, 2013
'Barefoot Gen' marks 40th birthday
"Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen"), a manga series by the late Keiji Nakazawa, marks the 40th anniversary of its publication this year, reminding both child and adult readers alike of the horrors of nuclear warfare.
JAPAN
Jul 24, 2013
First female head of regional tax bureau takes appointment in stride
Harumi Kobe, the first female chief of a regional tax bureau under the Finance Ministry, says gender is of no importance in her work.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 21, 2013
Buffaloes acquire pitcher Mills, infielder Fernandez
The Orix Bufafloes signed Texas Rangers minor league pitcher Brad Mills and former Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles infielder Jose Fernandez, the Pacific League club announced Sunday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 21, 2013
Murder charges readied for Hiroshima slaying suspects
The seven suspects held in connection with the beating death of a 16-year-old girl in Hiroshima Prefecture may soon face murder charges.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 19, 2013
Suspects open up on Hiroshima girl's slaying
The girl whose corpse was found July 13 on a mountain in Hiroshima may have been beaten by several of the seven suspects arrested over the slaying, police said Friday, speculating a quarrel over money was involved.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 18, 2013
Experts say SNS let girl hide sinister side
Communicating via the Internet allowed the 16-year-old girl arrested Sunday after confessing to the slaying of a former classmate in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, to present herself in a positive light and mask her violent side, experts speculated.
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2013
Man, more teens nabbed in girl's killing
A 21-year-old man is arrested along with two male and three female teenagers in connection with the slaying of a 16-year-old girl, whose corpse was found on a mountain in Hiroshima Prefecture.

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