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Seventy-five years since the Hiroshima bombing: Preserving survivors' messages of peace
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Seventy-five years since the Hiroshima bombing: Preserving survivors' messages of peace

From welcoming visitors into their homes in Hiroshima and Nagasaki to lecturing on cruise ships, survivors have shared their message of peace with audiences at home and abroad, including with the world’s political and religious leaders

Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday
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Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday

Visuals showed swollen rivers, destroyed homes, roads covered in landslides and stranded residents being carried to safety by military helicopters.

Pope Francis, at Nagasaki address, says nuclear weapons not the answer for security, peace and stability
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Pope Francis, at Nagasaki address, says nuclear weapons not the answer for security, peace and stability

In a highly symbolic visit to the Japanese city devastated by the nuclear attack in August 1945, Pope Francis said nuclear weapons were 'not the answer' to a desire for security, peace and stability

Nuclear war between India and Pakistan can kill up to 125 million people, lead to global climate catastrophe: US researchers
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Nuclear war between India and Pakistan can kill up to 125 million people, lead to global climate catastrophe: US researchers

The researchers found that the exploding nuclear weapons could release 16 to 36 million tonnes of soot, tiny black carbon particles in smoke

Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico
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Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico

Trinity test is estimated to cost $2 billion and was conducted in deep in the desert in New Mexico.

NASA warns meteors are serious threat to Earth, will happen once very 60 years
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NASA warns meteors are serious threat to Earth, will happen once very 60 years

NASA calls for a global network of surveillance system to keep an eye out for near-Earth objects.

Nagasaki marks 73rd anniversary of US atomic bombing; UN chief concerned about over slow progress of denuclearisation
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Nagasaki marks 73rd anniversary of US atomic bombing; UN chief concerned about over slow progress of denuclearisation

The bombing of Nagasaki on 9 August, 1945, was the second US nuclear attack on Japan, killing 70,000 people, three days after the bomb dropped on Hiroshima killed 1,40,000.

Lok Sabha pays homage to atomic bomb victims of Hiroshima, Nagasaki; calls for abolishing of weapons of mass destruction
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Lok Sabha pays homage to atomic bomb victims of Hiroshima, Nagasaki; calls for abolishing of weapons of mass destruction

Lok Sabha paid homage to the victims of atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction

Japan marks 73 years of atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima that killed over 1 lakh people
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Japan marks 73 years of atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima that killed over 1 lakh people

Japan marked its 73rd anniversary of atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The attack claimed over 2 lakh lives

Japan floods: Toll rises to 100, over 60 still unaccounted for in worst-hit Hiroshima
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Japan floods: Toll rises to 100, over 60 still unaccounted for in worst-hit Hiroshima

The torrential rain in Japan has caused flash floods and landslides across central and western parts of the country.

Japan floods: Shinzo Abe cancels four-nation visit as toll rises to 100; more than 60 still unaccounted for
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Japan floods: Shinzo Abe cancels four-nation visit as toll rises to 100; more than 60 still unaccounted for

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100

Floods in Japan leave 179 dead and dozens others missing: Rescue teams scramble to locate survivors
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Floods in Japan leave 179 dead and dozens others missing: Rescue teams scramble to locate survivors

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that have killed 179 people

Japan floods: Toll rises to 69; evacuation orders, landslide warnings issued as 1,850 people still stranded, 61 missing
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Japan floods: Toll rises to 69; evacuation orders, landslide warnings issued as 1,850 people still stranded, 61 missing

Japan government set Emergency Management Center at the prime minister’s office. Rescuers from military, police, fire departments were also dispatched.

Japan floods: Toll rises to 48 as authorities issue fresh alerts; Shinzo Abe says 'race against time' to rescue victims
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Japan floods: Toll rises to 48 as authorities issue fresh alerts; Shinzo Abe says 'race against time' to rescue victims

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe warned of a "race against time" to rescue flood victims as authorities issued new alerts over rains that have killed at least 48 people.

Giant football field sized asteroid avoids NASA detection as it flies past Earth
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Giant football field sized asteroid avoids NASA detection as it flies past Earth

NASA scientists noticed the massive asteroid at an observatory in Arizona just 21 hours prior to the flyby.

Earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scale hits Japan's Honshu island; three injured
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Earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scale hits Japan's Honshu island; three injured

A quake hit western Japan on Monday, leaving three people with minor injuries and damaging buildings and roads, local media reported

Atomic bomb survivors in Japan criticise change in United States nuclear weapons policy
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Atomic bomb survivors in Japan criticise change in United States nuclear weapons policy

Associations representing atomic bomb survivors in Japan criticised on Saturday a change in the policy of the US which advocates modernising its atomic arsenal.

India changes its North Korea policy as Narendra Modi govt vouches for greater strategic logic
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India changes its North Korea policy as Narendra Modi govt vouches for greater strategic logic

By abandoning Pyongyang and moving closer to the US, India also stands to gain economically and diplomatically.

North Korea dares the US: Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump keep the world on edge as China watches closely
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North Korea dares the US: Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump keep the world on edge as China watches closely

China's fear is that a change of regime in Korea, leading to the eventual unification of the north and south beholden to the US, is a dangerous proposition.

USS Indianapolis: Wreckage of WW II era warship discovered in Philippine Sea
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USS Indianapolis: Wreckage of WW II era warship discovered in Philippine Sea

Wreckage of lost warship the USS Indianapolis torpedoed by a Japanese submarine was discovered after 72 years at Philippine Sea