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Moment of silence as Japan remembers WWII

TOKYO – When the clock struck noon on Saturday, silence fell on Japan. At the Budokan Hall, where Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the annual ceremony; at the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery where families remember the dead; at the Yasukuni Shinto Shrine where dead soldiers are enshrined as gods, a moment […]

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