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TOKYO/AMMAN, Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Kenji’s mom begs Abe to save son held by Islamic State

The mother of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State extremists appealed publicly on Wednesday to Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to save her son after his captors purportedly issued what they s... »
TOKYO, Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Abe calls latest hostage deadline 'despicable'

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday expressed outrage and demanded that Islamic State (IS) extremists release a Japanese journalist, as secret talks in Jordan sought the release o... »
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TOKYO, Sunday, January 25, 2015

Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

IS had threatened to behead the Japanese men within 72 hours unless it received a $200 million in ransom. »
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