TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe termed as "despicable" a new video appearing to show Islamic State captive Kenji Goto saying he had 24 hours to live unless Jordan released a would-be suicide bomber. Full Article
SYDNEY/TOKYO - Asian stock markets followed Wall Street into the red on Wednesday, while the dollar was on edge following speculation the Federal Reserve could take a dovish turn in its post-meeting statement later in the session.
Water levels at the lagoon which will host rowing and canoeing competitions in the 2016 Olympics drop as Brazil grapples with its worst drought in 80 years. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.