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Play, other events planned to honor murdered journalist Goto

National Jan 28, 2016

Play, other events planned to honor murdered journalist Goto

A year has gone by since freelance journalist Kenji Goto was murdered by Islamic State militants, and Goto's friends, still in mourning, are planning various events to pass on his legacy. To commemorate the first anniversary of his death, Sakura Baba, 42, will be staging ...

Editorials Dec 20, 2015

How to combat the Islamic State

Islamic State and other radicals must be confronted, contained and destroyed, and how modern societies go about this effort will determine its success or failure.

Spanish journalist trio missing in Aleppo

World Jul 22, 2015

Spanish journalist trio missing in Aleppo

Three Spanish freelance journalists who traveled to Syria to report amid the country's long-running civil war have gone missing around the embattled northern city of Aleppo, a Spanish journalism association said Tuesday, the latest ensnared in the world's most dangerous assignment for reporters. The disappearance ...

Syrian ex-captive says he was with Goto, Yukawa

National Apr 8, 2015

Syrian ex-captive says he was with Goto, Yukawa

A Syrian man held in northern Syria by the Islamic State group has said he was with the two Japanese hostages killed by the militants and delivered food to them in a cell for foreign captives. In an interview, the 45-year-old man, who declined to ...

Editorials Feb 24, 2015

An objective probe is needed

The Abe administration's management of the Islamic State hostage crisis must be investigated in an objective manner to provide lessons that will help guide the government in future crises.