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Taiwanese boats protest in Japanese territorial waters

25 September 2012 Last updated at 14:57 BST

Dozens of Taiwanese boats have sailed into Japanese waters, in the latest protest over a group of tiny islands in the East China Sea.

The islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, are controlled by Japan but claimed by China and Taiwan.

Meanwhile, top Japanese and Chinese diplomats having been holding talks in Beijing aimed at easing the tensions.

The BBC's Beijing Correspondent Martin Patience reports.