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Policemen use fire extinguishers as protesters burn signs representing Japan's middle school teaching guides at a demonstration against Japan's sovereignty claim over a group of desolate volcanic islets Seoul and Pyongyang call Dokdo and Tokyo calls Takeshima, in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul July 15, 2008. South Korea's coastguard said on Tuesday it had stepped up patrols near the islands, a day after Seoul recalled its ambassador in anger at new Japanese claims to the rocky outcrops. On Monday, Tokyo said it had told Seoul that it would refer in a middle school teaching guide to the

Policemen use fire extinguishers as protesters burn signs representing Japan's middle school teaching guides at a demonstration against Japan's sovereignty claim over a group of desolate volcanic islets Seoul and Pyongyang call Dokdo and Tokyo calls Takeshima, in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul July 15, 2008. South Korea's coastguard said on Tuesday it had stepped up patrols near the islands, a day after Seoul recalled its ambassador in anger at new Japanese claims to the rocky outcrops. On Monday, Tokyo said it had told Seoul that it would refer in a middle school teaching guide to the Stock Photo
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REUTERS / Alamy Stock Photo

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22.6 MB (868.2 KB Compressed download)

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3384 x 2336 px | 28.7 x 19.8 cm | 11.3 x 7.8 inches | 300dpi

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15 July 2008

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Lee Jae Won

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Policemen use fire extinguishers as protesters burn signs representing Japan's middle school teaching guides at a demonstration against Japan's sovereignty claim over a group of desolate volcanic islets Seoul and Pyongyang call Dokdo and Tokyo calls Takeshima, in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul July 15, 2008. South Korea's coastguard said on Tuesday it had stepped up patrols near the islands, a day after Seoul recalled its ambassador in anger at new Japanese claims to the rocky outcrops. On Monday, Tokyo said it had told Seoul that it would refer in a middle school teaching guide to the islands as Japanese territory. The placards state that Dokdo is South Korean territory. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA)

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