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2005-10-16 22:22:13

By Linda Sieg and George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi paid homage on Monday at a shrine for war dead seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, drawing a swift protest from South Korea and certain to outrage China as well.

2005-10-16 23:58:33

By Linda Sieg and George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi paid homage on Monday at a Tokyo shrine for war dead that is seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's militaristic past, drawing swift and angry protests from China and South Korea.

2005-10-16 20:50:51

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi paid homage on Monday at a shrine for war dead seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a step certain to outrage Asian neighbors China and South Korea.

2005-10-16 20:31:02

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on Monday visited a shrine for war dead seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a step sure to outrage China and South Korea.

2005-10-16 20:14:56

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - In a step sure to outrage China and South Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi was to pay homage on Monday at a shrine for war dead seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.

2005-10-16 18:03:07

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi was to pay homage on Monday at a shrine for war dead seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, an aide to the prime minister told Reuters.

2005-10-16 17:42:42

TOKYO (Reuters) - In a step sure to outrage China and South Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi was to pay homage on Monday at a shrine for war dead seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, Japan's private Jiji news agency reported.

2005-10-15 23:18:54

TOKYO (Reuters) - China's Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing told a Japanese official that Beijing wants talks to resolve a dispute over Tokyo's pursuit of a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council, Kyodo news agency said on Sunday.

2005-10-10 03:33:33

TOKYO (Reuters) - Three out of four Japanese people oppose extending the non-combat mission of their country's 600 troops in southern Iraq beyond its planned end in December, a newspaper poll showed on Monday.

2005-09-29 23:48:02

TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi violated the constitution by visiting a war shrine, a Japanese court ruled on Friday.


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