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.


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