Powered by

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of atomic bombing

Aug 06, 2019 - Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) - Hiroshima marked the 74rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city with its mayor renewing calls for eliminating such weapons and demanding Japan's government do more.

Mayor Kazumi Matsui raised concerns in his peace address Tuesday about the rise of self-centered politics in the world and urged leaders to steadily work toward achieving a world without atomic weapons.

"Around the world today, we see self-centered nationalism in ascendance, tensions heightened by int...