"Bankers have conferences like lawyers and doctors. Why not clowns?"
Who led a seminar at this week's "Festival of the Clown" in Mexico City. Organizers expected 300 clowns, magicians and other performers to attend the four-day workshop.
"To the citizens of the United States of America: We understand your anger and anxiety over the memories of the horror of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Yet, is your security enhanced by your government's policies of maintaining 10,000 nuclear weapons?"
Nagasaki Mayor Iccho Itoh
In a speech marking the 60th anniversary of the bombing of that city.