China angry over Japan lawmakers' shrine visits

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering to a controversial war shrine on Friday as 100 lawmakers paid their respects there, in a move Beijing said ratcheted up regional tensions.

Japanese lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

More than 100 Japanese lawmakers visited a Tokyo shrine condemned by China and Korea as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.

South Korea slams Japan war shrine visits

South Korea denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for offering donations to a controversial war shrine that Seoul sees as a symbol of Tokyo`s militarist past.

Japanese Cabinet ministers visit controversial war shrine

Two Japanese Cabinet ministers visited a controversial war shrine in a move likely to aggravate already tense relations with neighbours China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Tokyo`s militarist past.

I thought it as beautiful site and just a place of prayer: Justin Bieber, seeks apology over Japan war shrine trip

Canadian pop musician Justin Bieber apologised today to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.

Japan minister visits controversial war shrine

A Japanese state minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo today in a move likely to anger China and South Korea which see it as a symbol of Japan`s militarist past.

Japan minister visits controversial war shrine: Reports

A Japanese Cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, in a move likely to cause anger in China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan`s past militarism.

China envoy compares Japanese militarism to Voldemort

China`s ambassador to Britain has invoked Lord Voldemort, the villain of JK Rowling`s Harry Potter series, in a diplomatic standoff between Beijing and Tokyo over the Japanese prime minister`s visit to a controversial war shrine.

Japanese minister visits controversial war shrine

A cabinet minister was among scores of Japanese parliamentarians who paid tribute at a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Friday, in a move likely to anger China and South Korea.

Japan visits to war shrine likely to anger Asian neighbours

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to a controversial shrine for war dead on Thursday - the anniversary of Japan`s defeat in World War Two.

South Korea slams Japanese war shrine visits

South Korea on Tuesday condemned a visit by Japanese lawmakers to a controversial war shrine, saying Tokyo should "think hard" about its impact on countries that suffered wartime occupation.

Tokyo war shrine hit by arson: Official

The Yasukuni shrine is a Shinto sanctuary dedicated to
2.5 million Japanese killed in wars.

Japan PM and ministers avoid war shrine amid China row

Japanese Cabinet ministers steered clear of a controversial Tokyo war shrine on Tuesday.