Japan Works to Obtain Release of Surviving Hostage – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Japan on Sunday stood by its policy to refuse terrorist demands after a video showed one of two Japanese captives held by Islamic State had been beheaded.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stressed that his highest priority is saving the life of the remaining hostage, journalist Kenji Goto.

Mr. Abe said on public broadcaster NHK that he…

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