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Islamic State releases new audio message read by Japanese hostage

It purportedly extended the deadline for Jordan’s release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber.

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Japan turns to ‘I am Kenji’ Facebook page on hostage crisis

The page asks people to post self-portraits and other photos with a sign that says “I am Kenji.”

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Japan working to gain IS hostage’s release, analyzing video

Attention was focused on trying to save Kenji Goto, a 47-year-old journalist who was shown in the video.

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Japan condemns apparent IS execution of hostage Haruna Yukawa, demands release of remaining captive

Abe said the government would spare no effort to secure the release of the remaining captive.

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Japan vows to ‘never give up’ search for Islamic State hostages

“We will never give up. We will bring them home,” said Deputy Foreign Minister Yasuhide Nakayama.

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2 Japanese hostages: How their lives got intertwined

Their capture by the Islamic State group has created a sudden crisis for Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.

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Prepared to consider all possible ways to save the two hostages: Japan

The IS said it would kill two Japanese hostages if it did not receive a ransom of $200 million.

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Japan weighs ransom in Islamic State threat to kill hostages

Abe faces a hard choice: openly pay the extremists or ask an ally like the United States to attempt a risky rescue inside Syria.

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Fukushima rice passes radiation tests for first time since disaster: Official

Miniscule amounts of rice produced in 2012 and 2013 failed to pass radiation checks and had to be destroyed.

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Abe vows to stick to reflationary policies after election win

“I want to boldly implement the ‘Three Arrows’,” Abe said.

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Abe re-elected despite low-turnout in Japan polls

TV Asahi said the pairing had won 333 of the 475 seats, while TBS put the figure at 328.

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Japan heads to polls with PM Shinzo Abe on course to retain power

Abe called for the election, saying he wanted a fresh mandate for his economic program and other policies.

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Japan runs short of butter as dairy farms dwindle

The reason is lower output due to unusually hot weather last summer in Hokkaido, Japan’s dairy basket.

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Volcano in south Japan erupts, disrupting flights

The Japan Meteorological Agency does not expect the eruption to increase in scale.

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In Japan, local students flock to Indian schools to learn English

Set to host Olympics in 2020, lack of fluency in English is a collective concern of govt, citizens.