Goto's mother pins hopes on Abe

Jan 29, 2015

Goto's mother pins hopes on Abe

The mother of hostage Kenji Goto said Thursday she is pinning all her hopes on the government of Shinzo Abe, as she believes he can bring her son home alive. “Japan is a smart country. I have a 100 percent faith in (the nation’s) ...

Jan 28, 2015

As deadline looms, Goto friends, family call for his release

Associates of Islamic State hostage Kenji Goto called for his release Wednesday, as another apparent deadline in the crisis loomed. A recording that appeared on the Internet on Tuesday night showed a haggard-looking Goto in a still image accompanied by an audio recording. In ...