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Isis Sets Sunset Deadline for Jordan to Free Bomber and Save Hostage
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Jordan, Japan, violence, terrorism, Human Rights, hostages, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, politics, humans, Human Rights )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
Islamic State has set a deadline of sunset on Thursday for the release of a failed suicide bomber after Jordan agreed to free her in return for a Jordanian pilot being held hostage by the group. The fate of the Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ...
Deal For ISIS Hostages In Limbo
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, hostages, Japan, Jordan, terrorism, politics, interesting, government, violence, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
The self-proclaimed Islamic State appears to have reached a deal that could spare the life of a Jordanian pilot it had threatened to kill in a matter of hours, Jordan's information minister said on state television on Wednesday. The deal could also ...
Monkey Named 'Six' Wins Beauty Pageant in Japanese Zoo
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, zoo, Japan, monkey, beauty pageant, photos )

Giana
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
When zoo visitors and online voters went to the polls last December to vote for the best-looking male monkey at Japan's Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden, a handsome 16-year-old named Six took home the prize.
Alleged ISIS Video Claims Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa Was Executed, Issues New Demand
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Japan, Haruna Yukawa, death, sadness, politics, middle-east, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Members of the Islamic State militant group circulated an online video on Saturday claiming they have executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. The Japanese government is trying to verify the video, Japanese state TV said.
ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages
World  (tags: middle-east, ISIS, Japan, hostages, beheadings Asia threat )

Barbara
- 9 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Japanese men become latest hostages in pre-beheading video, the first time ISIS has threatened Asia instead of the West.
Abstinence on Rise as Nearly Half of Japanese Report No Sex
Offbeat  (tags: family, children, abstinence, low birthrate, Japan, sex )

Naoko
- 10 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Talk about a low birthrate. Increasing numbers of married couples and others are choosing to go without sex.
Japan Unveils Designs For First Underwater City, And We're In Awe
Science & Tech  (tags: design, concept, NewTechnology, underwater city, japan )

Angela
- 14 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Japanese architecture firm has unveiled renderings of what would be the world's first underwater city, which the firm says could be constructed as early as 2035. The massive, spherical structure measures more than four football fields in length, and its
Egyptian Sumo Star Osunaarashi Focuses on Wrestling His Way to the Top
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Japan, sumo wrestling, Osunaarashi, egypt )

Naoko
- 18 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Kintaro Osunaarashi, whose real name is Abdelrahman Ahmed Shaalan, was raised in the suburbs of Giza, a city southwest of Cairo that's home to the famed ancient pyramids.
Oooh, That Feels Better! Tourists Film Snow Monkeys Blissfully Sinking Into Hot Springs
Offbeat  (tags: japan, japanese, snow monkeys, hot springs, video, offbeat )

Scooby
- 18 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A good soak in a hot bath is really all you need on a cold day. Snow monkeys living near the resort of Yamanouchi, in the heart of central Japan's hot springs country, have taken to spending much of their time hanging out in the warm waters.
Why Hasn't Japan Banned Child-Porn Comics?
Offbeat  (tags: comics and cartoons, child-porn, children, japan )

Ray
- 23 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Japan's comics and cartoons - known as manga and anime - are a huge cultural industry and famous around the world. But some are shocking, featuring children in sexually explicit scenarios. Why has Japan decided against banning this material?
Activists Slam Japan's 'Non-Lethal Whaling Program' as Ships Prepare for Antarctic
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Ecology, Japan )

Ray
- 23 days ago - rt.com
Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has slammed Japan's whaling research program as ships without harpoons prepare to head for Antarctic waters. Activists called the program "farcical," citing Tokyo's plan to resume killing whales in the region this year.
Nature in Short / By the Light of the Moon: Japan's Seasonal Calendar
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, interesting, lunar calendar, moon, Asia, Japan )

Naoko
- 31 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Happy New Year to all our readers! That, of course, means a Happy Gregorian New Year. The traditional Asian New Year is still over a month and a half away.
The Colorful Beauty of Japanese Trees
Offbeat  (tags: culture, Japan, environment, photos, pictures, society, world )

Lone
- 31 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Japan is more than Japanese culture, it is also a land of unspeakable natural beauty. A big part of that fact is the marvelous and beautiful trees that grow in the land of the rising sun.
Plegde Not to Buy a Ticket to a Dolphin Show - PETITION
Animals  (tags: dolphins, Dolphin slaughter, dolphins in captivity, Ric O'Barry, japan, japanese dolphin slaughter )

Milca
- 33 days ago - dolphinproject.net
Plz answer to Ric O'Barry's call to help our dolphin friends from slavery... Ric is non-stop fighting to help them... He needs our support. Thank you.
Japan's Night Schools Offer Hope of a Second Chance for Many
Offbeat  (tags: education, society, night school, Japan, illiteracy, interesting )

Naoko
- 36 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Takashi Kinoshita, 73, lived most of his adulthood with a secret that until recently he wouldn't dare divulge even to his children: he was nearly illiterate.
 

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