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Japan ‘indignant’ over purported video of hostage beheading

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto….

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57 mins ago

Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight of refugees, children and other victims of war….

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Shock and sadness as Japanese react to IS video

TOKYO (AP) — The news of a video purportedly showing the killing of Kenji Goto, a journalist held hostage by Islamic State militants, rushed through Japan early Sunday. Here are some voices and thoughts of ordinary people, Goto’s family and officials in a nation that has long held pacific views and where many were not emotionally prepared to cope with the hostage crisis, especially one that involved a reporter known for his coverage of children and the poor:…

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Islamic State fighters admit defeat in Syrian town of Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again….

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South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could – soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves. Nearly 40 years ago, at the same intersection, young blacks marched to protest the white racist rulers of the time, drawing a bloody crackdown that shocked the world….

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Japan ‘indignant’ over purported video of hostage beheading

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto….

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Islamic State fighters admit defeat in Syrian town of Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again….

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3 mins ago

South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could – soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves. Nearly 40 years ago, at the same intersection, young blacks marched to protest the white racist rulers of the time, drawing a bloody crackdown that shocked the world….

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3 mins ago

Shock and sadness as Japanese react to IS video

TOKYO (AP) — The news of a video purportedly showing the killing of Kenji Goto, a journalist held hostage by Islamic State militants, rushed through Japan early Sunday. Here are some voices and thoughts of ordinary people, Goto’s family and officials in a nation that has long held pacific views and where many were not emotionally prepared to cope with the hostage crisis, especially one that involved a reporter known for his coverage of children and the poor:…

KDWN

3 mins ago

Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight of refugees, children and other victims of war….