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China unveils memorial to Korean assassin who killed Japanese official in 1909

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, January 19, 2014 23:06 EDT
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China unveils memorial to Korean assassin who killed Japanese official (via AFP)

China has unveiled a memorial to a South Korean national hero who assassinated a Japanese official a century ago, with Sino-Japanese relations at their lowest point in years. In 1909, Ahn Jung-Geun shot and killed Hirobumi Ito, Japan’s first prime minister…



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