August 21, 2012
by Max Slater
The government of South Korea on Tuesday rejected a proposal by Japan to have the International Court of Justice (ICJ) resolve an ongoing territorial dispute between the two countries regarding a group of islands to which each nation claims possession. The islands, known as Takeshima in Japan and ...[read more]
August 20, 2012
by Max Slater
The government of Japan announced on Saturday that it will file a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague over an ongoing territorial dispute with South Korea concerning a group of islands. The disputed islands, known as Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea, are ...[read more]
March 25, 2005
by D. Wes Rist
In Friday's international brief, Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro told a press conference Thursday that despite a harshly worded 'letter to the people' released by South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun Wednesday, Japan would not respond aggressively to the current dispute over the... ...[read more]
March 16, 2005
by D. Wes Rist
An ongoing diplomatic dispute between Japan and South Korea was taken to another level of intensity Wednesday, after a local Japanese prefecture approved a largely symbolic resolution calling for the creation of Takeshima Day to celebrate Tokyo's claim of sovereignty ove... ...[read more]

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