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Japan mourns apparent beheading of Kenji Goto
Japan mourns apparent beheading of Kenji Goto

Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism. The failure to save Goto raised fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot also held by the militant group that controls about a third of both Syria and Iraq. Unlike some earlier messages delivered in the crisis, the video that circulated online late Saturday purporting to show a militant beheading Goto did not mention the pilot. The slaying of Goto, a freelance reporter whose work focused on refugees, children and other victims of war,...

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