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Japan – Nagasaki observes 67th A-bomb anniversary

Thursday, August 9, 2012 Comments off

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The city of Nagasaki is observing the 67th anniversary of the US atomic bombing on Thursday.

The peace memorial ceremony is taking place shortly at the Peace Park near Ground Zero. Read more…

Japan – Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bombing

Monday, August 6, 2012 Comments off

 

Laaska News  Aug.  6,  2012

Monday marks the 67th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. A memorial ceremony will begin at the city’s Peace Park at 8 AM with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda attending.

The updated list of the names of 280,959 victims will be placed at the cenotaph. It will include the names of 5,729 people who died in the past year, or whose deaths have been confirmed. Read more…

Sarajevo marks 20 years since Bosnian war

Saturday, April 7, 2012 Comments off

People in Sarajevo on Friday marked the 20th anniversary of the start of the civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina. They did so by arranging more than 11,000 red chairs to honor the victims of the conflict. Read more…

US:New 9.11 audio recordings released -NHK

Friday, September 9, 2011 Comments off

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US:New York mayor warns of 9/11 terrorism threat

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Germany:German police detain 2 men in possible terror plot

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U.S. hunts at least 3 terror suspects ahead of 9/11 anniversary

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — U.S. law enforcement agents were conducting a manhunt for at least three suspects linked to a credible but Read more…

On 60th anniversary:Mr. Guterres pointed to displacement of people from Somalia and Afghanistan as examples of 21st century refugee problems

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Comments off
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On 60th anniversary, UN refugee agency highlights new causes of displacement

14 December 2010 –The head of the United Nations refugee agency today urged the international community to come up with ways of responding to the displacement of people as a result of evolving circumstances that did not exist when the organization was founded or when treaties on refugees were created. Read more…