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Biden spent hour on phone asking Abe not to visit Yasukuni shrine

Biden spent hour on phone asking Abe not to visit Yasukuni shrine | Japan News | Scoop.it
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spent an hour trying to persuade Japan's prime minister not to visit the controversial Yasukuni…
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China, Japan open German front in diplomatic war

China, Japan open German front in diplomatic war | Japan News | Scoop.it
One hundred years after the outbreak of World War I, China and Japan are ripping selected pages from Germany's history…
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Hosokawa questions Abe's energy policy, diplomacy

Hosokawa questions Abe's energy policy, diplomacy | Japan News | Scoop.it
Tokyo's consumption of nuclear power is "selfish" and unsustainable since the Japanese capital hosts no nuclear reactors, former Prime Minister…
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U.S. Pacific forces chief concerned over Japan-China tension

U.S. Pacific forces chief concerned over Japan-China tension | Japan News | Scoop.it
The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Thursday the tensions between China and Japan are likely to grow…
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Hosokawa’s Tokyo bid could affect Japan-China ties

Hosokawa’s Tokyo bid could affect Japan-China ties | Japan News | Scoop.it
The Japan-China relationship, which has become tense over the Senkaku Islands issue, could be thrust into the spotlight in next month’s Tokyo gubernatorial election as former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa, who recently announced his candidacy,...
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Abe wants to explain Yasukuni visit to China, S Korea

Abe wants to explain Yasukuni visit to China, S Korea | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that he wants to explain to leaders in China and South Korea about his…
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Abe says it is time to revise pacifist constitution

Abe says it is time to revise pacifist constitution | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday reaffirmed his resolve to change the nation's pacifist constitution imposed by the U.S. after…
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Most Japanese want Abe to heed fallout over Yasukuni: poll

Most Japanese want Abe to heed fallout over Yasukuni: poll | Japan News | Scoop.it
A majority of Japanese voters want Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to heed the diplomatic fallout after his visit to a…
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Abe vows to contain radioactive leaks

Abe vows to contain radioactive leaks | Japan News | Scoop.it
ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi (Jiji Press)—Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday visited Miyagi Prefecture, which was hit hard by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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Abe bets U.S. alliance, ratings can weather Yasukuni visit

Abe bets U.S. alliance, ratings can weather Yasukuni visit | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to a shrine for war dead outraged China and South Korea, and also upset Washington…
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Okinawa OKs relocation of U.S. air base from Futenma to Nago

Okinawa OKs relocation of U.S. air base from Futenma to Nago | Japan News | Scoop.it
Okinawan officials on Friday approved the long-stalled relocation of a controversial U.S. military base, the defense ministry said, a breakthrough…
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China, S Korea, Japan spar at U.N. over Abe's Yasukuni shrine visit

China, S Korea, Japan spar at U.N. over Abe's Yasukuni shrine visit | Japan News | Scoop.it
China and Japan accused each other of threatening stability Wednesday as a diplomatic battle over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's…
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S Korea protests Japan's revised teacher manuals

S Korea protests Japan's revised teacher manuals | Japan News | Scoop.it
South Korea called in the Japanese ambassador to Seoul on Tuesday to lodge a formal protest over school teaching manual…
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Abe sees World War I echoes in Japan-China tensions

Abe sees World War I echoes in Japan-China tensions | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe compared current tensions between Japan and China to rivalry between Britain and Germany on the eve…
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Abe calls for frank talks with China, South Korea

Abe calls for frank talks with China, South Korea | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Sunday for "frank" summit talks with China and South Korea to help solve historical and…
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China takes propaganda war with Japan to United Nations

China takes propaganda war with Japan to United Nations | Japan News | Scoop.it
China took its propaganda war with Japan to the United Nations on Wednesday, questioning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's motives…
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Abe should learn from Germany: Xinhua

Abe should learn from Germany: Xinhua | Japan News | Scoop.it
Chinese state media kept up the heat on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the first day of 2014, urging…
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Cabinet minister visits Yasukuni shrine

Cabinet minister visits Yasukuni shrine | Japan News | Scoop.it
A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday, press reports said.

Yoshitaka Shindo, the minister…
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China says Abe not welcome after Yasukuni shrine visit

China says Abe not welcome after Yasukuni shrine visit | Japan News | Scoop.it
China said on Monday that its leaders will not meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after his visit to a…
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Abe reaches out to Hashimoto for possible alliance

Abe reaches out to Hashimoto for possible alliance | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who is also co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party, last…
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Abe's shrine visit raises risk of conflict, analysts say

Abe's shrine visit raises risk of conflict, analysts say | Japan News | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's inflammatory visit to a Tokyo war shrine demonstrates his determination to drag pacifist Japan to the…
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China must retaliate for Abe's shrine visit, state media urge

China must retaliate for Abe's shrine visit, state media urge | Japan News | Scoop.it
China must take "excessive" countermeasures after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Yasukuni war shrine visit, state-run media urged on Friday,…
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