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Aug 06, 2014

Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

(AP) -- Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing first hand. In hi... #Barack Obama #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe

Aug 20, 2014

No Braveheart moment as money rules Scot vote

It is hard to imagine William Wallace, as portrayed by Mel Gibson in the film Braveheart, inspiring his fellow countrymen to fight at the Battle of Falkirk because they could be three shillings per year better off in an independent Scotland. Scots ar... #Mel Gibson #William Wallace

Aug 14, 2014

Ban urges meeting on nuclear-free Middle East

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the failure to hold a conference on establishing a nuclear-weapons-free-zone in the Middle East this year could jeopardide the success of next year's review of the landmark 1970 agreement aimed at stoppi... #Middle East #Israel #Iran #Finland #Geneva #Ban Ki-moon

Aug 08, 2014

Leicester Mercury published Dropping of atomic bombs remembered at city vigil

As people throughout Europe marked the start of the First World War, members of Leicester Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament held a vigil marking the atomic bomb drops on Japan.Bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of the Second World War in ... #Europe #Hiroshima

Aug 05, 2014

We cheat because we can - always have and always will

WHEN Ronald Reagan began talks on nuclear disarmament with former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the US president quoted a popular Russian proverb which translates as "trust but verify"... #Soviet Union #Ronald Reagan

Jul 30, 2014

Cleveland Orchestra musicians organize concert to advocate for nuclear disarmament

A concert titled "Brahms not Bombs" Aug. 6 at Nighttown features Cleveland Orchestra musicians and a Hungarian folk ensemble... #Soviet Union #Ronald Reagan