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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 1st, 2015
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Raqqa , Syria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Islamic State group posted a new video on the Internet Sunday claiming it has killed Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and showing what appears to be the beheaded body of the freelance journalist who went missing in Syria last fall. The video — the authen...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 28th, 2015
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Amman , Jordan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan on Wednesday indicated it is willing to release a longtime prisoner if ISIS releases one of its pilots — one of the latest developments surrounding the terror group’s apparent threat to kill the pilot and a Japanese hostage. Jordan w...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 26th, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan’s government promised Monday to keep using diplomatic channels to secure the release of an ISIS hostage — but admitted it yet to make direct contact with his “despicable” kidnappers. The country’s foreign minister traveled to Jorda...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 24th, 2015
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Tokyo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called for the immediate release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State after a video surfaced claiming that a fellow Japanese captive had been executed. Japanese government officials said they had not confirme...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 21st, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japanese officials want to talk to ISIS. But can they get in touch with the militant group? And if they do, can they do anything to save the lives of two Japanese men being held hostage? Time is running out: ISIS put out a video Tuesday giving the Japanese [&he...