Barack Obama has become the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima since it was destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945.

Alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Mr Obama laid a wreath at the Peace Memorial Park in the city and honoured all those who died during World War Two.

Mr Obama, who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 on the back of his promotion of nuclear non-proliferation, used a speech at the memorial site to reaffirm his commitment to reducing global stockpiles of nuclear weapons… see more

source: skynews