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Running the gauntlet at Yasukuni

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It has happened again: PM Koizumi has paid the obligatory visit to the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo. Earlier than usual to avoid stir, nevertheless prompting strong reactions from Asian neighbours.

Reported by Japan Today:

Koizumi tries to calm Asia down over Yasukuni Shrine visit

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=9&id=212647

Ex-Korean commandos kill "Koizumi pig"

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=9&id=212853

Interesting: Kyoto temples protest against Koizumi over shrine visit

=> http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=212729
 
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