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Japan Lawmakers Visit Controversial Tokyo War Shrine

A group of Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday visited a controversial Tokyo war shrine that many see as a symbol of Japan's imperialist past. The visit to the Yasukuni Shrine by the 146 lawmakers comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday sent a ritual offering to the shrine.The moves further complicate Tokyo's already tense relationships with South Korea and China, which bore the brunt of Japan's militaristic past.Seoul's Foreign Affairs Ministry blasted the visit as...

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