A US military helicopter departs a waste disposal site in the village of Yomitan in Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo A US military helicopter departs a waste disposal site in the village of Yomitan in Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo
A US military helicopter departs a waste disposal site in the village of Yomitan in Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo
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‘We want them to feel ashamed’: US apologises to Japan over military accidents in Okinawa

A series of crimes including rapes, assaults, hit-and-run and drink-driving accidents by US personnel have triggered protests on Okinawa, and are a frequent irritant in relations

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A US military helicopter departs a waste disposal site in the village of Yomitan in Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo A US military helicopter departs a waste disposal site in the village of Yomitan in Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo
A US military helicopter departs a waste disposal site in the village of Yomitan in Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo
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