Holding a sign depicting a new Korean postal stamp of a disputed island claimed by South Korea and Japan, a South Korean protester shouts anti-Japan slogans in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul January 9, 2004. South Korea's postal service announced on Thursday it will issue on January 16 four kinds of stamps depicting birds and plants on Dokdo island. Tokyo has asked Seoul to scrap the stamps. Both countries have been wrangling over Dokdo, which Japan calls Takeshima, for centuries. It is situated halfway between Korea and Japan in the East Sea. The islets,off the eastern tip of Ullung I

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Holding a sign depicting a new Korean postal stamp of a disputed island claimed by South Korea and Japan, a South Korean protester shouts anti-Japan slogans in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul January 9, 2004. South Korea's postal service announced on Thursday it will issue on January 16 four kinds of stamps depicting birds and plants on Dokdo island. Tokyo has asked Seoul to scrap the stamps. Both countries have been wrangling over Dokdo, which Japan calls Takeshima, for centuries. It is situated halfway between Korea and Japan in the East Sea. The islets,off the eastern tip of Ullung I

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