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Abe: China-Japan Ties ‘Similar’ to Britain and Germany Before WW1 – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the rocky relationship between Japan and China is comparable to that of Germany and Britain before World War One. Mr. Abe’s comments came at the World Economic Forum in Davos. His spokesman later denied …Japan and China ties key to growthBBC NewsNorth Asia trio looks to export, […]

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China Says Abe Closed Door to New Meetings After Visiting Shrine – Businessweek

BusinessweekChina ruled out talking to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, saying he “closed the door” to any meetings with Chinese leaders after visiting a site that memorializes fallen Japanese soldiers including war criminals. “Chinese people don’t welcome him,” …Abe Closes Out Best Year for Stock Market Since ’72Wall Street JournalChina says Japan PM “shuts door” […]

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Abe’s shrine visit spurs new tension in Asia – Xinhua

XinhuaWASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) — Major U.S. newspapers on Thursday published articles saying Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine spurs new tension in Asia and further aggravates Japan’s ties with China and …Abe War-Shrine Visit Risks Upending Japan’s China Export GainsBusinessweekAbe visits shrine to Japanese war dead, angering neighbors, USLos […]

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Japan’s Abe visits shrine for war dead, China, South Korea angered – Reuters

ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a shrine on Thursday that is seen by critics as a symbol of Tokyo’s wartime aggression, infuriating China and South Korea and prompting concern from the United States about deteriorating ties …China condemns Japan PM Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni shrine visitBBC NewsJapan PM’s visit to controversial war […]

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Japanese prime minster to visit controversial war shrine – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit a controversial World War II shrine on Thursday, his office told CNN. Past visits by Japanese prime ministers and other political leaders to Yasukuni Shrine have ignited a firestorm of controversy with …Japanese prime minister to visit Yasukuni shrineUSA TODAYJapan PM Shinzo Abe visits Yasukuni […]