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Japanese PM’s Wife Visits Controversial Shrine

Japan's first lady has visited the Yasukuni shrine honoring the country's war dead, including convicted war criminals, in a move that risks outraging neighboring countries that suffered under Japan's World War II aggression. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie does not hold political office, but her visit could be seen as symbolic. Visits by politicians to Yasukuni have in the past angered Japan's neighbors, such as China and South Korea.  Akie Abe posted...

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