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Japan Demands IS Release Hostages

Japan’s government vowed not to give in to terrorism after Islamic State militants released a videotaped threat to kill two Japanese citizens held hostage.
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A man watches a news program about an Islamic State video purporting to show two Japanese captives, at an electronics store in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 20, 2015.
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A man watches a news program about an Islamic State video purporting to show two Japanese captives, at an electronics store in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 20, 2015.

A Japanese journalist looks at a video of the hostages prior to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe press conference in Jerusalem, Jan. 20, 2015.
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A Japanese journalist looks at a video of the hostages prior to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe press conference in Jerusalem, Jan. 20, 2015.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem. During his visit to the Middle East, the Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, Jan. 20, 2015.
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem. During his visit to the Middle East, the Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, Jan. 20, 2015.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas receives Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to their meeting at the Palestinian Authority headquarters, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Jan. 20, 2015.
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas receives Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to their meeting at the Palestinian Authority headquarters, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Jan. 20, 2015.

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