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Japan is considering making it compulsory for workers to take at least five days' paid holiday a year, in a bid to lessen the toll on mental and physical health in a country famed for its long hours.
 

A poignant tweet by murdered journalist Kenji Goto on the virtue of being calm was spreading rapidly on social media Tuesday, days after he was apparently beheaded by Islamist militants.
 

The day after a video purportedly showing the body of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto after he was murdered by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was released Sunday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe once again condemned the terrorist act and said the government would strive to ensure the safety of Japanese abroad and prevent terrorists attacks in Japan.
 

Social media users have embraced a 4-year-old tweet by Kenji Goto as a poignant memorial to the slain freelance journalist.
 

Whether in tsunami-stricken northeastern Japan or conflict-ridden Sierra Leone, it was the story of the vulnerable, the children and the poor that drove the work of journalist Kenji Goto.
Goto mourned as caring and courageous reporter

 

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday denounced as "heinous and despicable" the apparent beheading of a second Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group, as global leaders denounced the jihadists.
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Japan decries 'heinous' Goto beheading claim

 

Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight of refugees, children and other victims of war.
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Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

 

Japan's deputy foreign minister has said negotiations with the Islamic State group threatening to execute a Jordanian pilot and a Japanese journalist have become "deadlocked," local media reported Saturday.
 

A 19-year-old college girl murdered an elderly woman with an ax and a scarf because she "just wanted to kill someone" news reports in Japan said Wednesday.
 

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage and demanded Wednesday that Islamic State extremists release a Japanese journalist, as secret talks in Jordan sought the release of the Japanese and a Jordanian pilot also being held hostage.
 

The Japanese arm of Amazon.com said Tuesday it was "cooperating fully" with a police investigation into the sale of child pornography, after authorities reportedly raided its Tokyo headquarters.
 

A Japanese envoy in Jordan expressed hope that both Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic militants will return home "with a smile on their faces," as questions rose Tuesday over the government's handling of the crisis.
Japan special envoy hopeful about release of hostage, pilot held by IS

 

More than 10,000 people are suing Japan's leading liberal newspaper over stories on Tokyo's system of wartime sex slavery, which they say have stained their reputation as Japanese nationals.
 

Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, with no signs of progress on securing his release.
 
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