Japan voices concerns over China naval ships' recent moves

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Japan voices concerns over China naval ships' recent moves 

TOKYO, June 17 — Japan's government expressed increasing concerns on Friday about "escalating" moves by Chinese warships, following recent repeated entries into Japanese territorial waters, or those nearby.

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1st LD Writethru: Japan vows to resolve hostage crisis

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1st LD Writethru: Japan vows to resolve hostage crisis 

TOKYO, Jan. 20 — Top Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday that Japan will not be subject to terrorism and vowed ultimate efforts to resolve the hostage crisis, referring to a video released by the Islamic State (IS) on two Japanese captives.

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