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Japan coast guard says detains Chinese fishing boat near Okinawa

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by a Japan Coast Guard vessels in waters east-northeast of Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by a Japan Coast Guard vessels in waters east-northeast of Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th...more

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by a Japan Coast Guard vessels in waters east-northeast of Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout
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A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by Japan Coast Guard vessel Mizuki in waters east-northeast of Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by Japan Coast Guard vessel Mizuki in waters east-northeast of Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013....more

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by Japan Coast Guard vessel Mizuki in waters east-northeast of Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout
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A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by a Japan Coast Guard vessel in waters off Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by a Japan Coast Guard vessel in waters off Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast...more

A Chinese fishing boat (L) is pursued by a Japan Coast Guard vessel in waters off Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, in this handout released by 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard February 2, 2013. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout
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