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The Japanese flag flies outside their embassy in Beijing on August... News PhotoBeijing,China - East Asia,Diplomacy,Embassy,Flag,Horizontal,PoliticsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe Japanese flag flies outside their embassy in Beijing on August 28, 2012. Japan's foreign minister Koichiro Gemba labelled as 'very regrettable' an incident in Beijing in which the national flag was ripped off a car carrying Japan's ambassador, fanning diplomatic tensions. The incident came amid widespread anti-Japan demonstrations in China over a disputed East China Sea island chain known in China as Diaoyu and in Japan as Senkaku. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)