Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Japan

Japan

A still photo of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh.
A still photo of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh on Jan. 27. (AP Photo)
[

Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

TOKYO (AP) -- An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations to save the man and heightening fears for the life a Jordanian fighter pilot also held hostage.

Read More|Comment

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from right, holds an emergency cabinet meeting in Tokyo early Sunday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from right, holds an emergency cabinet meeting in Tokyo early Sunday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
[

Japan, US condemn video claiming ISIS hostage dead

TOKYO (AP) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angrily demanded Sunday that the extremist Islamic State group release a Japanese journalist it is holding hostage after a new online video purported to show that another hostage had been killed.

Read More|Comment

Yasuhide Nakayama, a Japanese deputy foreign minister, talks to media in Amman, Jordan Friday.  (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Yasuhide Nakayama, a Japanese deputy foreign minister, talks to media in Amman, Jordan Friday. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
[

Japan: Still working to free hostages after unverified video

TOKYO (AP) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said early Sunday that Japan was still working to free two hostages held by the extremist Islamic State group while calling a new online video about their fate "outrageous and unforgiveable."

Th

Read More|Comment

ISIS is threatening kill two Japanese hostages, Kenji Goto Jogo, left, and Haruna Yukawa, right, unless a $200 million ransom is paid. (AP Photo/File)
ISIS is threatening kill two Japanese hostages, Kenji Goto Jogo, left, and Haruna Yukawa, right, unless a $200 million ransom is paid. (AP Photo/File)
[

Two Japanese ISIS hostages: How their lives got intertwined

TOKYO (AP) -- One is a freelance journalist respected for his reporting on refugees and children in war zones. The other is a man who seems obsessed with guns and went to Syria to train with fighters.

Read More|Comment

Firefighters and military personnel conduct a rescue operation at an ash-covered cabin near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan, Sunday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
Firefighters and military personnel conduct a rescue operation at an ash-covered cabin near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan, Sunday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
[

More than 30 believed dead at Japanese volcano

TOKYO (AP) -- Rescue workers have found 30 or more people unconscious and believed to be dead near the peak of an erupting volcano in central Japan, local government and police said Sunday.

Read More|Comment

Protesters are surrounded by police officers during a rally outside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo Monday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
Protesters are surrounded by police officers during a rally outside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo Monday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
[

Thousands protest greater Japanese military role

TOKYO (AP) -- Thousands of people protested outside the Japanese prime minister's office Monday in anticipation his government will reinterpret the constitution to allow Japan's military a larger international role.

Read More|Comment

Category: FIRST NEWS, Nation & World Tags:
Japanese android expert Hiroshi Ishiguro, second left, and museum director Mamoru Mohri, second right, pose with a female-announcer robot called Otonaroid, right, and a girl robot called Kodomoroid June 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Japanese android expert Hiroshi Ishiguro, second left, and museum director Mamoru Mohri, second right, pose with a female-announcer robot called Otonaroid, right, and a girl robot called Kodomoroid June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
[

Woman or machine? New robots look creepily human

TOKYO (AP) -- The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people - almost.

Read More|Comment

School girls gather around AKB48 cafe and shop at Akihabara district in Tokyo, Monday, May 26, 2014.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
School girls gather around AKB48 cafe and shop at Akihabara district in Tokyo, Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
[

Japan Pop Group AKB48 Cancels Events After Attack

Japan's hugely popular female pop group AKB48 canceled fan events Monday after a saw-wielding man attacked two members and a staffer, shocking the nation and raising questions over security.

Read More|Comment

Monument to "comfort women" in Palisades Park (WABC-TV)
Monument to "comfort women" in Palisades Park (WABC-TV)
[

WWII Korean “Comfort Woman” Visits NJ Monuments

A Korean woman who was among those forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II is visiting two New Jersey memorials to so-called `comfort women' that were built to honor their struggle.

Read More|Comment

John Foxx, Getty Images
John Foxx, Getty Images
[

Controversy Stalls New NJ “Comfort Women” Memorial

Controversy is delaying the installation of another New Jersey memorial to Asian women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.