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  • A grand, aging, red-brick house in Washington concealed by a pair of towering magnolia trees has become an unlikely setting for South Korea's festering grievances against Japan.

    This photo taken Sept. 12, 2012, shows a grand, aging, red-brick house in Washington, concealed by a pair of towering magnolia trees that has become an unlikely setting for South Korea's festering grievances against Japan that are a sign of growing tensions between two staunch U.S. allies.
    LAST UPDATE : Jul 15, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT
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  • In this Sept. 2, 2012 file photo, the survey ship Koyo Maru, left, chartered by Tokyo city officials, sails around Minamikojima, foreground, Kitakojima, middle right, and Uotsuri, background.

    Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said Japan will buy the three uninhabited islands in the East China Sea from a Japanese family it recognizes as the owner.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
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  • In this Aug. 10, 2012 file photo South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, center, looks at a national flag upon his arrival at islands called Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan.

    In recent weeks, these long-simmering tensions have returned to a boil, with violent protests in Chinese cities, and an island junket by South Korea's president.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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