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Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing video

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TOKYO - Japan was working Monday to co-ordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group.

"We all have one unchanged goal and we will absolutely not give up until the end. ......

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows after signing a condolence book for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at Saudi Arabia Embassy in Tokyo Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Abe said earlier in the day he was Show/Hide caption

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows after signing a condolence book for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at Saudi Arabia Embassy in Tokyo Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Abe said earlier in the day he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other. The Associated Press has not verified the contents of the video, which varied greatly from previous videos released by the Islamic State group. It holds a third of both Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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