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 ...

Questions surround veracity of video claiming execution of Yukawa

Jan 25, 2015

Questions surround veracity of video claiming execution of Yukawa

The release and subsequent deletion of a new online video claiming that a Japanese hostage had been executed by militants of the Islamic State group has raised eyebrows, with some questioning the veracity of the recording. Japanese government officials said they had not confirmed ...