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Japanese Government Working to Verify Islamic State Beheading Video

TOKYO, Jan. 24 (UPI) — Japanese leaders are meeting to determine the authenticity of a video that purportedly shows Islamic State hostage Kenji Goto holding a photo of fellow hostage Haruna Yukawa after being beheaded. 245 more words

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Did Japan Botch ISIS Hostage Deal?

The country’s ISIS hostage crisis is a tragedy—one that its government helped to create. Is the Abe administration more concerned with saving face than saving lives? 718 more words
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"Extremism and Islam are completely different things."

Does everyone feel better now?  No longer will we make the logical connection between what those who take Islam seriously with those who wish Islam to be something other than the “religion of peace” that it is. 630 more words


China and Japan: Out of the deep freeze | The Economist

AFTER Japan’s prime minister worshipped at Tokyo’s Yasukuni shrine last December, China declared Shinzo Abe to be beyond the pale; principles are principles. But Chinese ones are, well, nothing if not adaptable, and on November 10th President… 371 more words

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RT: Russia’s biggest bank launches financing in Chinese yuan

Published time: November 18, 2014 15:40

Reuters / Kacper Pempel

Sberbank, Russia’s largest lender, will be the first bank in the country to start issuing credit guarantees denominated in Chinese yuan. 392 more words


RT: Japan’s PM dissolves Parliament, puts off tax rise to save ‘Abenomics’

Published time: November 18, 2014 16:01

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.(AFP Photo / Kazuhiro Nogi)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he is going to dissolve the lower chamber of parliament on November 21 and call early elections in an effort to save his grand economic strategy dubbed “Abenomics.” 263 more words