Goto gets sunset deadline extension

Jan 29, 2015

Goto gets sunset deadline extension

A new audio message purportedly from hostage Kenji Goto on Thursday morning declared that Jordan must present female prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi at the Turkish border by sunset on Thursday, or Jordanian air force pilot Mu’ath al-Kaseasbeh would be executed immediately. Twitter accounts linked to ...

DPJ questions Abe's timing of Mideast aid

Jan 27, 2015

DPJ questions Abe's timing of Mideast aid

The opposition camp presses Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over his decision to announce millions of dollars in nonmilitary aid to countries battling the Islamic State group at a time when Japanese citizens were known to be among its captives.