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Nuclear weapons a 'loaded gun', UN chief warns in Hiroshima

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"Humanity is playing with a loaded gun" as crises with the potential for nuclear disaster proliferate worldwide, UN head Antonio Guterres said in Hiroshima on Saturday, the 77th anniversary of the first atomic bomb attack. Around 140,000 people died when Hiroshima was bombed by the United States on August 6, 1945. The United States remains the only country ever to have used nuclear weapons in conflict.
Nuclear weapons a 'loaded gun', UN chief warns in Hiroshima
9 days ago·Hiroshima, Japan

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Times of India

Nuclear weapons a 'loaded gun' that humanity is playing with, UN chief warns in Hiroshima

Around 140,000 people died when Hiroshima was bombed by the United States on August 6, 1945, a toll that includes those who perished after the blast from radiation exposure. Today, "crises with grave nuclear undertones are spreading fast," UN head Antonio Guterres said, repeating warnings he made this week at a nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty conference in New York.

9 days ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 India

77th anniversary of Atom bomb attack on Hiroshima, UN Chief warns - 'Humanity is playing with a loaded gun'

On the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the Atom bomb attack on Hiroshima, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said that “humanity is playing with a loaded gun”. Guterres warned of increasing nuclear risk from the current crisis in Ukraine, the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula.

10 days ago·India
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Reuters

Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary

Bells tolled in Hiroshima as it marked the 77th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with officials including the U.N. Secretary General warning of a new arms race after Russia invaded Ukraine.

10 days ago·United Kingdom
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CBC News

Hiroshima marks atomic bombing anniversary amid fears of a new nuclear arms race

Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Saturday as the city marked the 77th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with officials including the United Nations Secretary General warning of a new arms race following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

10 days ago·Canada
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The Independent

Nuclear weapons must be ‘wiped off Earth’, UN chief says on Hiroshima anniversary

‘Three quarters of a century later, we must ask what we’ve learned from the mushroom cloud that swelled above this city in 1945’

9 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

CND slams use of nuclear weapons on anniversary of Hiroshima bomb – ‘Outrage’

CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT (CND) chair Tom Unterrainer has slammed the use of nuclear weapons on the 72nd anniversary of a nuclear bomb being dropped on Hiroshima.

9 days ago·United Kingdom
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