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  1. Japanese lawmakers visit Tokyo war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II. The leafy central Tokyo shrine to Japan's Shinto religion has for decades been a lightning rod for criticism by countries that suffered under Japan's colonialism and ...

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  2. Abe adviser, Diet members visit war-linked Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    A group of Japanese lawmakers from various parties visited the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during its annual spring festival on Friday. The Shinto shrine has been a source of diplomatic friction with neighboring parts of Asia, particularly China and South Korea, which suffered Japan's wartime brutality, as it honors convicted war criminals along with millions of war dead.

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  3. Japan MPs visit controversial Tokyo shrine for war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A group of Japanese lawmakers on Friday visited a Tokyo shrine seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism to pay respects to the country's war dead, a step that could strain ties with its Asian neighbours China and South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported. Shinto priests holding traditional umbrellas walk to the main shrine for a ritual to cleanse themselves during the annual Spring Festival at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, April 21, 2016.

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  4. US to join quake relief effort in Japan; 48 dead, 3 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... every evening to an evacuation center. "It's a hassle, but it's too scary to be alone," he said. A 1,700-year-old Shinto shrine in southern Japan remains a place of moral support, despite being heavily damaged itself. Aso Shrine's iconic wooden gate ...

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  5. Will presidential ambitions of rising star of French politics overcome loyalty to Francois Hollande?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Independent

    ... own ambition. In a television appearance last week, President Hollande sent two verbal shots across Mr Macron's bows. Shinto priests holding traditional umbrellas walk to the main shrine for a ritual to cleanse themselves during the annual Spring ...

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  6. Preparing for the Big OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Economist

    ... Japanese earthquakes, dozens of traditional wooden homes collapsed, along with the community's Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine. But among them stands a more recent house that remains unscathed, rather like a gleaming tooth among otherwise rotten ...

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  7. Ap Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... increasingly terrifying earthquakes flattened houses and triggered ... more In this Sunday, April 17, 2016 photo, a Shinto priest examines the damage of the historic Aso Shrine collapsed by powerful earthquakes in Aso, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. ...

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  8. Abe skips Yasukuni ceremony, sends offering as private citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dedicated masakaki , a decorated wooden offering used in Shinto rituals, to Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday, but did not visit the war-linked site for a major biannual ceremony beginning the same day. Meanwhile, Seiichi Eto, a special adviser to Abe, paid a visit to the shrine, which many in other Asian countries regard as a symbol of Japan's wartime militarism.

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  9. Japan's Abe makes offering at shrine to war dead, prompting China rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Chinese ties with Japan have long been strained by what Beijing see as Japanese leaders' reluctance to atone for the country's wartime past. Shinto priests leave from the main shrine after a ritual to cleanse themselves during Annual Spring Festival at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Apr 21, 2015.

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  10. Japan's Abe, senior gov't officials make ritual offerings at war-linked Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... and its neighbors, as the controversial shrine stands as a religious shrine devoted to propagate the supremacy of the Shinto faith, the holiness of Japan's Emperor and to espouse the glory of Japan's militarism both past and present. For the victim ...

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  11. Japanese seek 'holy water' at quake-damaged Shinto shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Japan, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Two nights of increasingly terrifying earthquakes flattened houses and ... more A Shinto priest takes a photo of the historic Aso Shrine collapsed by powerful earthquakes in Aso, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, Sunday, ...

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  12. Abe reportedly won't visit Yasukuni Shrine during spring festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... Seoul later this year, the sources said Tuesday. A government source said that if Abe were to visit the controversial Shinto shrine, it "would put a damper on improved relations" with China and South Korea, which view Yasukuni as a symbol of Japan's ...

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  13. In pictures: Hakuho headlines somber spring sumo festival at Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... Honozumo at Yasukuni Shrine, seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism by many in Asia, started with a blessing of Shinto's religious gods and wishing peace for all. One fan felt this year's event was more somber than usual after the biggest in a ...

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  14. Japan's sumo wrestlers mark spring festival in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Reuters

    SUBTITLED Thousands gather to attend an outdoor sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo. Sumo, Japan's national sport, has roots in religious rituals at Shinto shrines to pray for abundant harvests.

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  15. Melting pot of beliefs in ColomboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... version was designed in the 70s, its pitched roof and wooden facade giving it a similar appearance to a Japanese Shinto shrine. The main temple is an eclectic structure which fuses architectural styles from India, China and Thailand. Each month, ...

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  16. Japanese seek a holy watera at quake-damaged Shinto shrineRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | KDWN

    A 1,700-year-old Shinto shrine in southern Japan remains a place of moral support after two deadly earthquakes struck the region, despite being heavily damaged itself. Aso Shrine's iconic wooden gate lies mangled on the ground.

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  17. BC-AP News DigestRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Madison Press

    ... SENT: 630 words, photos, video. WITH: JAPAN-EARTHQUAKE-THE LATEST; JAPAN-EARTHQUAKE-SHRINE - A 1,700-year-old Shinto shrine in southern Japan remains a place of moral support despite being heavily damaged itself. By Mari Yamaguchi. SENT: 300 words, ...

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  18. "Holy water" becomes life line after pair of deadly Japan quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | CBS News

    A 1,700-year-old Shinto shrine in southern Japan remains a place of moral support after two deadly earthquakes struck the region, despite being heavily damaged itself. Aso Shrine's iconic wooden gate lies mangled on the ground.

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  19. Tainan - a Chinese city that celebrates its Japanese colonial pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... tableware and other items created by local designers, as well as traditional desserts. The building's rooftop Shinto shrine has been restored and the restaurant offers "Showa spaghetti", an ordinary dish named after an extraordinary character: the ...

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  20. Japan's Taiwanese residents thrive in a state of 'hidden inbetweenness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... - but they do commemorate the Japanese o-shA gatsu , including the traditional new year visit to the family's local Shinto shrine. According to Han, this kind of cultural flexibility, or "inbetweenness," and mixing of Chinese and Japanese identities ...

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