News Headlines - 21 February 2014

China training for 'short, sharp war' against Japan - Telegraph

China is stepping up its training for a "short, sharp war" designed to seize the disputed Senkaku islands from Japan, according to the head of US naval intelligence in the Pacific.

Abe adviser protests Wall Street Journal article on Yasukuni Shrine - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

An economic adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lodged a formal objection with the Wall Street Journal over an article he says distorted his comments concerning war-related Yasukuni Shrine.
Etsuro Honda told reporters on Feb. 20 that he was interviewed earlier in February by a British reporter based at the financial newspaper’s Beijing bureau.

Tensions high at Kyiv protest camp despite ground-breaking deal | CTV News

In a fast-moving day that aimed to reshape Ukraine's political destiny, protest leaders and the beleaguered president agreed Friday to form a new government and hold an early election. Parliament slashed the powers of President Viktor Yanukovych and voted to free his rival, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, from prison.

Three arrested over drive-by shooting on London's Waterloo Bridge - The Independent

Three men have been arrested after a suspected drive-by shooting on the southbound approach to London's Waterloo Bridge. The bridge's southbound carriageway was closed for a number of hours following the incident at around 8pm last night, but has since reopened.

Storms uncover 4,400-year-old forest on Cornwall's Daymer Bay | Cornish Guardian

STUNNING remains of ancient forests have been uncovered on Daymer Bay by the recent stormy weather.
Thought to date back 4,400 years, the so-called "submerged forests" can now be seen after heavy winds and rain shifted huge quantities of beach sand and shingle around the coastline.








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