All posts tagged "Yasukuni Shrine"

  • Photo from Justin Bieber's Instagram.
    [HOT LINKS] Justin Bieber steps into controversy with Yasukuni Shrine tweet

     Justin Bieber has a habit of getting into trouble, but nothing may have quite prepared the Canadian pop star for the scale of the geopolitical situation he just got himself into in Japan. The problem...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, left, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry deliver remarks to the media in the Treaty Room of the U.S. State Department after their private meeting in Washington, Tuesday.
    U.S. snubs S. Korea’s call on Abe

    By Chung Min-uck U.S. Secretary John Kerry ignored an invitation by South Korea to join in the condemnation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se told a press conference...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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    President Park Geun-hye denounces Abe’s controversial visit

    By Kim Tae-gyu, Chung Min-uck President Park Geun-hye on Monday denounced Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s controversial visit to the Yasukuni Shrine last week, sending a message that her government will deal sternly with Japan’s nationalist moves. Abe,...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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    Park Geun-hye vs. Shinzo Abe: Leaders hard to mix

    By Kang Seung-woo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe all but squandered the chance to meet with President Park Geun-hye by visiting the Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday, analysts said. The strained bilateral ties between the two leaders, which...

    • Posted December 28, 2013
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