Akira Kurosawa's Rhapsody in August is a shrine to Nagasaki, whose bombing ended World War II 75 years ago
The horrors endured by the local populace in Akira Kurosawa's war drama are felt in every frame, but the film itself is as serene as a Zen garden.
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
Kazuo Ishiguro's upcoming novel is the story of Klara, an artificial friend who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside.
Red Beard, the last Kurosawa-Mifune collaboration, is a film for these times — it’s about healing and hope
Red Beard is a 1965 Japanese film about two doctors. It is really a story about healing: physical healing, emotional healing, social healing.
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
Two dead as heavy rains pound southwest Japan; 6,70,000 ordered to evacuate in wake of flood, landslide warnings
Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings, and orders for 6,70,000 people to seek safety.
Trinity test is estimated to cost $2 billion and was conducted in deep in the desert in New Mexico.
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
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 marked its 73rd anniversary of atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The attack claimed over 2 lakh lives
Associations representing atomic bomb survivors in Japan criticised on Saturday a change in the policy of the US which advocates modernising its atomic arsenal.
Japan marks 72nd anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing amid tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea
Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world’s first nuclear attack on Hiroshima
Hiroshima anniversary: Japan delivers urgent 'never again' message amidst North Korean missile tests
Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the 72nd anniversary of the atomic attack gained urgency as North Korea moves closer to acquiring nuclear weapons
Lok Sabha pays tribute to victims of Hiroshima, Nagasaki; Sumitra Mahajan says pledge to destroy WMDs must be renewed
The Lok Sabha on Friday paid tributes to the victims of the World War II atomic bomb attack on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
China cautiously backed the India-Japan nuclear deal signed during PM Modi's Tokyo visit, saying all countries are entitled for peaceful use of nuclear energy if they meet the international non-proliferation obligations.
A US military base in southern Japan went into a brief lockdown Thursday following reports of gunshots, but declared "all clear" after finding no evidence that shots were fired.
Japan marked 71 years of the end of World War I with its mayor lauding a visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima earlier this year.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Tuesday marked 71 years since its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with its mayor lauding a visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima earlier this year.
An association of Japanese atomic bomb survivors has criticised US President Barack Obama's speech last month during a historic visit to Hiroshima.
The announcement comes after months of rumours in the US and Japan that Obama would make a visit to the city devastated in the final days of World War II.