09 august 2020

Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing


Mayor of Japanese city bombed by US at end of World War II raises concern that nuclear states have retreated from disarmament effortsTOKYO (AP) — The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing, with the mayor and dwindling survivors urging world leaders, including their own, to do more for a nuclear weapons ban.At 11:02 a.m., the moment the B-29 bomber Bockscar dropped a 4.5-ton (10,000-pound) plutonium bomb dubbed “Fat Man,” Nagasaki survivors and [...]