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Jordan renews swap offer to free pilot held by Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan renewed an offer Sunday to swap an al-Qaida prisoner for a fighter pilot held captive by the Islamic State group, a day after a video purportedly showed the militants beheading a Japanese hostage….

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Japan mourns Kenji Goto as caring and courageous reporter

TOKYO (AP) — Whether in tsunami-stricken northeastern Japan or conflict-ridden Sierra Leone, the stories of the vulnerable, the children and the poor drove the work of journalist Kenji Goto….

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3 hours ago

Japanese shocked, saddened by purported slaying of hostage

TOKYO (AP) — The news of the purported killing of journalist Kenji Goto by Islamic State militants rushed through Japan early Sunday morning, shocking and saddening people in a nation that has embraced pacifism and where many were not emotionally prepared to cope with the hostage crisis:…

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3 hours ago

Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded

TOKYO (AP) — Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto’s purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism….

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3 hours ago

Analysis: The world’s problems enter Japan’s psyche, again

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been brutally reminded that the world is a dangerous place….

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2 hours ago

Japan mourns Kenji Goto as caring and courageous reporter

TOKYO (AP) — Whether in tsunami-stricken northeastern Japan or conflict-ridden Sierra Leone, the stories of the vulnerable, the children and the poor drove the work of journalist Kenji Goto….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Japanese shocked, saddened by purported slaying of hostage

TOKYO (AP) — The news of the purported killing of journalist Kenji Goto by Islamic State militants rushed through Japan early Sunday morning, shocking and saddening people in a nation that has embraced pacifism and where many were not emotionally prepared to cope with the hostage crisis:…

KDWN

2 hours ago

Analysis: The world’s problems enter Japan’s psyche, again

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been brutally reminded that the world is a dangerous place….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded

TOKYO (AP) — Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto’s purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Jordan renews swap offer to free pilot held by Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan renewed an offer Sunday to swap an al-Qaida prisoner for a fighter pilot held captive by the Islamic State group, a day after a video purportedly showed the militants beheading a Japanese hostage….