Japan PM at Yasukuni war shrine

Japan's nationalist Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived at Yasukuni war shrine on Thursday in a move certain to cause anger in East Asia.

Abe in a formal black swallow-tailed coat and a silver tie, greeted kimono-clad officials at the shrine and entered the building just after 11:30 am (0230 GMT), where he was expected to pray.

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