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  • Jordan vows to do 'everything' to save life of ISIL-held pilot
    jordan vowed on Feb. 1 to do all it could to save an airman held by the Islamic State group after the jihadists killed a Japanese journalist they had been holding
    Hurriyet.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:05:00 +0200.
  • Alibaba Finds Original Sin Can Be Hard To Cleanse
    It’s no secret that China, though improving, has serious problems with the sale of fake goods, and that Alibaba Group, its e-commerce leader, has had problems over the years with everything from fake goods to even fake stores.
    By Russell Flannery.  Forbes.  Sun, 1 Feb 2015 14:34:00 GMT.
  • Jordan vow after hostage beheading
    Jordan vows to do all it can to secure the release of a pilot captured by IS, after a video appears to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage.
    BBC News.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:51:57 GMT.
  • Foreigners Bullish on Vietnam, But Want Economic Reforms
    Foreign investors are optimistic about Vietnam’s economy, along with others in Asia, but have asked the government to complete its promised overhaul of banks and state firms. ...
    Voice of America.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:00:10 -0500.
  • Hostage’s Beheading Stirs Outrage in Japan
    After the apparent death of the journalist Kenji Goto, the public has remained supportive of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s stand against Mr. Goto’s kidnappers.
    By Martin Fackler and Rod Nordland.  International Herald Tribune.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:56:43 GMT.
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  • Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
    Japan has condemned the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto allegedly by the Islamic State group.
    Mail & Guardian.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:23:00 +0200.
  • Japan Outraged At Beheading Of IS Hostage
    Japan has reacted with defiance to a video that purportedly shows the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.
    Radio Liberty.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:18:56 +0000.
  • Success All Around for Australia in Asian Cup
    Australia, the host, won its first Asian title with a 2-1 victory over South Korea, and attendance far surpassed expectations for the continental tournament.
    By John Duerden.  International Herald Tribune.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:27:11 GMT.
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  • Japan Holds Vigil for Journalist Slain by IS
    A vigil was held in Tokyo Sunday for Japanese journalist Kenji Goto who was apparently beheaded by Islamic State extremists. ...
    Voice of America.  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 06:18:07 -0500.
  • Japan mourns reported death of ISIS hostage Kenji Goto
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is vowing that Japan will not give in to terrorism. ...
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Sun, 1 Feb 2015 06:00:46 EST.

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