Japanese men clad in outdated military costume march in to pay respects to the country's war dead at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Friday. Pic: AP. A ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of Japan’s WWII surrender at the …
There aren't many monuments to WWII in Japan. In fact, there aren't many remembrances of the 2.3 million Japanese soldiers who died in the war. Yasukuni shrine is an exception — it's an Imperial Shrine that's dedicated to Japan's …
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TOKYO, April 23 (Xinhua) -- 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 …
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s aide, who also serves as an upper house member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine here on Wednesday. Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s …
The popstar posted an Instagram photo of himself bowing reverentially before the tome, before replacing it with an apology, saying he was unaware of the highly controversial nature ... in on the city's notorious Yasukuni Shrine, a religious …
TOKYO (Sputnik) — Seoul condemns recent visits of the Japanese officials to the controversial Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo dedicated to Japanese World War II victims as well as war criminals, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said in …
A man dresses as a soldier at Yasukuni Shrine on Aug. 15 TOKYO (TR) – Visits by members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet to a controversial shrine on the 68th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II were met with mixed …
TOKYO – Japanese media are reporting an explosion Monday in a public restroom at Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine, which honors Japan's war dead, including those executed as war criminals. No one was injured. Yasukuni has been the …
The Yasukuni Shrine is dedicated to the spirits or kami of the men, women, and children who have died for the emperors of Japan since the Meiji Restoration in 1868. It was founded by the Meiji Emperor himself and called Tokyo Shokonsha …
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Yasukuni Shrine has been at the center of repeated domestic and international controversies since then Prime Minister Nakasone Yasuhiro’s official visit on August 15, 1985. The shrine made headlines again on March 29, 2007. All major …