Paramilitary police and plainclothes police officers, background, guard the gate of Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Sept. 20, 2010. China broke off high-level government contacts with Japan over the extended detention of a fishing boat captain arrested near disputed islands. (Associated Press)

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Paramilitary police and plainclothes police officers, background, guard the gate of Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Sept. 20, 2010. China broke off high-level government contacts with Japan over the extended detention of a fishing boat captain arrested near disputed islands. (Associated Press)