Sumiteru Taniguchi showing a photo of himself taken in 1945 after an atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki. File photograph: Eugene Hoshiko/AP

Sumiteru Taniguchi, who devoted his life to seeking to abolish nuclear weapons after he was severely burned in the 1945 atomic bomb attack on his home(...)

Danny McGovern:  the film archive he  brought back from Japan would be quietly suppressed for decades

In my home town of Carrrickmacross, there used to be a hardware store called Daly’s. It was beside the Garda station, formerly the RIC barracks. And i(...)

Kaci Kullmann Five, the new head of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, announces the winner of 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Photograph: Heiko Junge/EPA

The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia has won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The jury cited the group for “its decisive contribution to the buildin(...)

Sumiteru Taniguchi, an 86-year-old A-bomb survivor, walks past Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on the way to deliver his speech  in Nagasaki on Sunday.  Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Survivors of Nagasaki’s nuclear destruction have attacked Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe for trying to expand the role of the nation’s military(...)