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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Tension Between Japan And China Over Islands

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a Chinese surveillance ship arrives at waters around disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. (Xinhua, Zhang Jiansong/AP)

Japan and China are continuing to exchange angry words over their competing claims to the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, an uninhabited group of islands in the East China Sea.

The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visited the islands that are the focus of the tension, and found a growing wave of nationalism in Japan.


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