Athens (AFP) - 18:13 GMT - Red flags - Red flags of left wing parties in Italy, Tunisia, Germany and other countries round the world are fluttering around Syriza's stage in central Athens, illustrating how international Syriza's anti-austerity campaign has become.monde entier sont agités (Italie Tunisie Allemagne)
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State militants as "outrageous and unforgivable" and demanded the immediate release of a second captive, amid a tide of global revulsion. The apparent beheading of self-employed security contractor Haruna Yukawa was announced in a video generally agreed to be credible, and appeared to mark a grave turn of events in a crisis that has gripped Japan for nearly a week. "I condemn it strongly and resolutely," he said, calling for the immediate freeing of Yukawa's fellow captive, freelance journalist Kenji Goto. In a city outside Tokyo, Shoichi Yukawa told of the horror he had felt when he learnt that threats to kill his son had been carried out.