TODAY   |  December 26, 2013

Tensions rise as Japan’s prime minister visits shrine

Tensions are rising between Asian countries after Japan’s prime minister visited the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which honors Japan’s war dead. South Korea and China quickly condemned the visit, calling it an obstacle to bilateral relations.

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>> tension in asia, after japan's prime minister visited a controversial war shrine. he paid his respect at the shrine in tokyo where jab knepanese war criminals are honored. china and south korea quickly condemned the visit calling it an obstacle to bilateral relations .