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The controversial shrine in Tokyo is a memorial dedicated to the 2.5 million Japanese who died in wars, including WWII war criminals, and is seen by Japan's neighbours as a reminder of Japanese military aggression.
Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
The islands in pacific controlled by Japan, but claimed by China.
known in Japan as Senkaku and in China as Diaoyu -
Disputed area in Himalyas between China and India
Who was Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa is widely believed to be a portrait of Lisa Gherardini, a Florentine merchant's wife
The painting ''Mona Lisa'' was named after Lisa del Giocondo, a member of the Gherardini family of Florence and Tuscany, and who was also the wife of a wealthy silk merchant named Francesco del Giocondo.
Mona is a contraction of ma donna (my lady) in italian. so mona is a polite term of address meaning my lady, ma'am or madam
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