HIROSHIMA, Japan — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some of the intractable global problems facing their nations.
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By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press
TOKYO — Two British ships arrived in eastern Japan on Monday to transport a shipment of plutonium enough to make dozens of atomic bombs to the U.S. for storage under a bilateral agreement.
TOKYO Five American veterans who took part in the firebombing of Japan during World War II saw photos of levelled homes and stacks of charred bodies Wednesday at a museum dedicated to the victims, and said the outcome on the ground of their missions was awful.
TOKYO In 1944, the two men were in northeastern India as foes, fighting one of harshest battles of World War II between Japan and Britain. More than 70 years later on Thursday, they shook hands and sipped tea in Tokyo.
TOKYO A man in his 40s who worked at the Fukushima nuclear plant after the 2011 disaster is the first person confirmed to have developed cancer from radiation exposure, Japan confirmed Tuesday.
The Health and Labor Ministry said the man, who wasn’t identified further, has received government approval for compensation for the radiation-induced illness.