The wife of the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has visited the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in a move likely to enflame tensions with China and South Korea. Akie Abe posted photographs of herself on Facebook standing in front of …
[Photo/Agencies] TOKYO - Despite repeated strong opposition from China, a group of 168 Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday visited the controversial war-link Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which honors Japanese war criminals of World …
Police officers and fire fighters investigate at the south gate of Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine where there was an explosion. While views on the shrine have also divided the Japanese public, it holds emotional significance for many …
He could only stay away for so long. On Dec. 26, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, where wartime criminals are honored. It was exactly a year after the conservative Prime Minister had taken …
(Reuters) - Three Japanese cabinet members visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drew angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there. Internal Affairs and …
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reportedly make a ritual offering at the controversial Yasukuni Shrine on the 68th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II on August 15 instead of paying a visit. On August 15, 1945, …
A group of nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visited the controversial Yasukuni war shrine on Tuesday, a move that could further worsen ties with Asian neighbours, on the eve of US President Barack Obama’s arrival. A total of 146 lawmakers …
12, 2014 - 04:50PM JST Controversy ... doesn't care about Yasukuni... I haven't seen anyone in Europe discussing it even once in my entire lifetime. Mitch Cohen, that makes perfect sense unless you have actually been to Yasukuni
Abe spent the day visiting Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery, which holds the remains of 365,000 unidentified Japanese soldiers who died overseas – a much more politically neutral site of remembrance than the Yasukuni Shrine, a …