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JORDAN

JAPAN
Jan 26, 2015
Jordan to issue statement on hostage crisis, Japanese captive's slaying: daily
The Jordanian government will release a statement on the hostage crisis and apparent murder of a Japanese national by the Islamic State militant group, a local English newspaper has reported.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jan 25, 2015
Latest video a wake-up call to oil-dependent Japanese
Analysts say the gruesome video released by the Islamic State group has shocked the public about how the complex politics of the Middle East can affect the lives of fellow Japanese.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jan 20, 2015
Honda strikes again as Japan prevails against Jordan, finishes atop Group D
AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda scored his third goal in as many games as Japan defeated Jordan 2-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Jan 20, 2015
Jordan's competitive drive still legendary today
This is the fifth installment from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith's new book "There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 18, 2015
Abe meets Jordanian king, agrees to help counter Islamic State threats
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Jordanian King Abdullah agree to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State group.
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Jan 8, 2015
Jordan's epic playoff effort against Celtics still resonates nearly 30 years later
This is the fourth installment from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith's new book "There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan."
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Jan 4, 2015
Cameron delighted to share success with brother
In his first year in Japan, American quarterback Colby Cameron had a successful season and was rewarded at the end with a visit from his family from back home.
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Dec 23, 2014
First Air Jordans were banned by NBA for clashing with team colors
This is the third installment from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith's new book "There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan."
WORLD
Dec 23, 2014
Iraq says Jordan to begin training Iraqi troops soon
Jordan will begin training the first group of army troops from neighboring Iraq in the next few weeks as part of the international effort to fight the Islamic State group, according to Iraq's defense minister.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Dec 9, 2014
Jordan could have begun career with different team
This is the second installment from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith's new book "There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan."
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Nov 29, 2014
Milton Miltiadous: 'Now is the start of the future, and the end of the past'
Life coach Milton Miltiadous on expensive wine, Santa Claus and ancient Rome
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Nov 25, 2014
Jordan's global impact transcended racial, economic boundaries
The Japan Times will be running excerpts from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith's new book "There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan" over the next few months. This marks the first installment.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Nov 23, 2014
JT to excerpt new Jordan book
The Japan Times will run excerpts from Hall of Fame writer Sam Smith's new book "There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan" on the NBA great beginning in Wednesday's print edition.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Sep 24, 2014
Radical cleric Abu Qatada walks free after Jordan terror plot acquittal
Muslim cleric Abu Qatada walked free from a Jordanian jail on Wednesday after being cleared of charges of conspiring in a plot to attack tourists- his second acquittal this year following a long extradition process from Britain.
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Mar 18, 2014
Jackson certain to win in New York like everywhere else
Kobe Bryant for five championships played for Phil Jackson. In his seven seasons playing for coaches other than Jackson he got none.
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 21, 2013
New censors of Web media
The Internet has proved to be a powerful tool for overcoming media restrictions and censorship worldwide. But new restrictions on Web-based news media, such as those in Jordan, threaten to reverse the progress that the Internet has enabled.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 25, 2013
Obama's Middle East trip leaves behind hope, skepticism
Rescuing the decades-old idea that Israelis and Palestinians can live together in neighboring states emerges as the broad goal of U.S. President Barack Obama's Mideast trip.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Mar 1, 2013
'Dark Horse'
Todd Solondz never makes comfortable films, and "Dark Horse" is no exception, featuring as its protagonist an overweight, overbearing 30-something nebbish named Abe (Jordan Gelber) who's a toy-collector nerd and still living at home with his parents.
COMMENTARY
Mar 5, 2007
To move without U.S. cues
In their talks Feb. 21, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney reaffirmed the "unwavering" Japan-U.S. security alliance. This raises a question: Why did Abe have to reaffirm an alliance that is said to have already benefited from the long honeymoon between former Prime...

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