Grim Anniversary | 75 years since Hiroshima

In the words of the ‘father of the atomic bomb’, Robert Oppenheimer, ‘We knew the world would not be the same.’ Today marks the 75th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, in Hiroshima, Japan. On August 6, 1945, the US dropped a uranium bomb, code-named ‘Little Boy.’ It was the first nuclear weapon to … Read more Grim Anniversary | 75 years since Hiroshima

Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor continues to fight for nuclear-free world

Terumi Tanaka was a 13-year-old junior high student in Nagasaki when the second atomic bomb was dropped. As an atomic bomb survivor, he says he will share his experiences and keep pushing for a nuclear-free world for as long as he can. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor continues to fight for nuclear-free world

Hiroshima: What happened to the survivors of the atomic bomb? | ITV News

75 years ago US President Harry Truman gave the order to drop an atomic bomb on a city for the first time in history. Hiroshima was the first of two Japanese cities to be attacked by nuclear weapons that month and some 70,000 people were instantly killed – around 140,000 by the end of that … Read more Hiroshima: What happened to the survivors of the atomic bomb? | ITV News

Japan Marks 75 Years Since First Atomic Bomb

Japanese officials offer prayers and flowers to mark the 75th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima. The dwindling witnesses to the world’s first atomic bombing marked the anniversary with the mayor and others noting the Japanese government’s refusal to sign a nuclear weapons ban treaty, highlighting its hypocrisy. Survivors, their relatives … Read more Japan Marks 75 Years Since First Atomic Bomb

Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of world’s first atomic bombing

Bells have tolled in Japan’s Hiroshima for the 75th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the coronavirus pandemic and the city’s mayor urging nations to reject self-centred nationalism and commit to nuclear disarmament more seriously. About 140,000 people were killed after the US aircraft Enola Gay dropped an untested … Read more Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of world’s first atomic bombing

The impact that Hiroshima had on the world: 75th anniversary | ABC News

It was on this day in 1945 that the first atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the United States. It signalled the beginning of the end of the second world war. It was a devastating attack killing at least 70,000 people – not to mention the lingering after effects of … Read more The impact that Hiroshima had on the world: 75th anniversary | ABC News

Pompeo Says U.S. to Seek U.N. Vote on Iran Arms Ban Next Week

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the U.S. plans to hold a United Nations Security Council vote next week in its effort to extend the UN’s arms embargo against Iran. “There are nations lining up to sell weapons that will destabilize the Middle East,” Pompeo told reporters at the State Department on Wednesday. “We’re using … Read more Pompeo Says U.S. to Seek U.N. Vote on Iran Arms Ban Next Week

Simpsons Expert Breaks Down Every Job Homer’s Ever Had (Part 2) | WIRED

While most of us know Homer J. Simpson as a Nuclear Safety Inspector that works for Mr. Burns, Homer’s career path on ‘The Simpsons’ is far more expansive than that. Watch as Homer goes from 90’s grunge rocker to the iconic Duff Man. Watch as Simpsons expert Jack Picone once again breaks down every job … Read more Simpsons Expert Breaks Down Every Job Homer’s Ever Had (Part 2) | WIRED

Scraping the sky | Huge smoke cloud towers over Beirut

The cause of the deadly explosion in Beirut has not yet been conclusively identified. Health Minister Hamad Hassan blamed it on a fireworks accident, while Security Director Abbas Ibrahim claimed that the larger, secondary blast, originated at a chemicals warehouse. With city streets destroyed and a cloud of dust and smoke hanging overhead, Beirut Governor … Read more Scraping the sky | Huge smoke cloud towers over Beirut

Beirut Explosion: Massive Blast Injures Thousands in Capital

A massive explosion at Lebanon’s main port rocked Beirut, overwhelming hospitals with thousands injured and at least dozens killed. The blast was so large it blew out windows across the capital and was even heard from Cyprus. Authorities say it was caused by highly explosive materials at the port, but didn’t immediately say whether it … Read more Beirut Explosion: Massive Blast Injures Thousands in Capital

Dutch whistle-blower urges probe into nuclear espionage scandal

A whistle-blower wants the Dutch government investigated, accusing it of ignoring his attempts to expose nuclear espionage. Frits Veerman was punished for turning in his colleague who was selling secret intelligence to Pakistan in the early 1970s. His colleague ended up building Pakistan’s nuclear bomb and selling the technology to other countries. Al Jazeera’s Step … Read more Dutch whistle-blower urges probe into nuclear espionage scandal

UN report: NKorea continuing with nuclear program | The World

North Korea is continuing with its nuclear weapons program, according to a latest United Nations report. Dr Tong from the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy tells the ABC’s Andrew Geoghegan that the development is ‘particularly worrying’. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more UN report: NKorea continuing with nuclear program | The World

North Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices,, U.N. report says

North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons program and several countries believe it has “probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missiles,” according to a confidential UN report, Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more North Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices,, U.N. report says

‘Historic milestone’ | UAE successfully starts its first nuclear reactor

The United Arab Emirates has become the first nation in the Arab world to produce nuclear energy, the nuclear reactor ultimately will generate electricity and will be connected to the country’s power grid. The $20 billion Barakah nuclear power plant was built in Abu Dhabi by the Emirates with the help of South Korea. Plant’s … Read more ‘Historic milestone’ | UAE successfully starts its first nuclear reactor