Asia

  • People bow deeply at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, August 15, 2013.
  • People bow at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, August 15, 2013.
  • Members of the nationalist movement "Ganbare Nippon" hold Japanese national flags raise as they shout "banzai" after a march to pay tribute to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, August 15, 2013.
  • Members of the nationalist movement "Ganbare Nippon" participate in a march with Japanese national flags while paying tribute to the war dead near Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, August 15, 2013.
  • Anti-Japan protesters shout slogans during a rally in front of Japanese Embassy to mark the South Korean Liberation Day from Japanese rule in 1945 in Seoul, August 15, 2013.
  • Anti-Japan protesters step on Japanese military flags featuring picture of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese words, " Shame " in Hong Kong, August 15, 2013.

Japanese Cabinet Ministers Visit Yasukuni War Shrine

Published August 15, 2013

Two Japanese Cabinet ministers have visited a controversial Shinto shrine that honors the country's war dead, prompting an angry reaction from South Korea and China.


You May Like

Algerians Vote in Presidential Election

There were few media reports of protests and clashes around the country, but so far no significant violence More

Sharks More Evolved than Previously Thought

The discovery could “profoundly affect our understanding of evolutionary history” More

Pakistan Military Asked to Protect Polio Workers

Request comes as authorities say a Taliban ban on vaccinations in 2012 and deadly attacks on anti-polio teams have prevented thousands of children from getting inoculated More