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Jan 26, 2015

U.N. Security Council condemns Japanese hostage's murder

The United Nations Security Council on Sunday condemned the murder of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group and called for the immediate release of a second fellow national held captive. In a unanimous declaration, the 15 members of the security body spoke ...

Jan 26, 2015

Amazon Japan says it's cooperating with police child porn probe

Amazon.com Inc.’s Japan unit is “fully cooperating” with a police investigation into possible sales of child pornography, the company said in an emailed statement. Aichi Prefectural Police conducted raids on the Internet retailer’s Tokyo headquarters and a distribution center in Chiba Prefecture on Jan. ...

Thousands protest in Tokyo against Futenma move

Jan 25, 2015

Thousands protest in Tokyo against Futenma move

Thousands of people gathered Sunday outside the Diet to protest the plan to move U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to the Henoko district in Okinawa from the city of Ginowan. Various speakers addressed what they described as the harmful presence of U.S. forces ...