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Japan Marks 67th Anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hiroshima marked the 67th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bomb attack Monday, amid a rising tide of anti-nuclear sentiments in Japan following the nuclear accident at a power plant in Fukushima last year. About 50,000 people, including Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and a number of foreign representatives, attended the annual ceremony in Hiroshima’s peace […]

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US Diplomat Honored for Changing US Policy on Hiroshima

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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An association of U.S. diplomats has given its Constructive Dissent Award to a U.S. official who persuaded the State Department to stop boycotting the annual Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony in Japan. Joel Ehrendreich is a U.S. Foreign Service Officer currently posted at the embassy in Singapore. The American Foreign Service Association says when Ehrendreich worked […]

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