MORE WORLD NEWS

London's iconic Gherkin building put up for sale
Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal
Nigerian militants bomb bridge, killing 8 people
Anti-Semitic graffiti appears in Rome amid turmoil
Myanmar information and health ministers step down
China reports deadly attack in northwest
Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats
Hamas spokesman denies group is proposing cease-fire
West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola
Burundi on edge amid rise of violent youth group
Gaza official: At least 100 killed today in Gaza
Hungary's opposition asks EU to protect democracy
Fighter jet crashes in restive eastern Libyan city
Turkish PM Erdogan returning Jewish American award
Quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast
China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case
Airport in Russia's St. Petersburg evacuated
Renault profits rise thanks to cost cuts
German minister: best for Snowden to return to US
Pope to visit Sri Lanka, Philippines Jan. 12-19
IMF approves new $5B credit line for Morocco
Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation
Center of main rebel city in Ukraine hit by shells
Nigerian weightlifting winner fails doping test
Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs
McDonald's Japan to strengthen checks on chicken
Passengers stuck in Hawaii for 3 nights get cash
Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers
Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai



World News
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!


JAPAN-NORTH KOREA
Elderly relatives of Japan abductees see this as last chance to rescue loved ones from NKorea

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, July 4, 2014 7:26 AM EDT
TOKYO


Relatives of the Japanese abductees to North Korea say a renewed probe is most likely their last chance to see their loved ones, and they are getting desperate, as they feel time is running out.

After decades of waiting, they saw a door finally open for a reinvestigation of suspected abductees.

Sakie Yokota said Friday she still believes her daughter Megumi, abducted nearly 40 years ago, is alive, though North Korea said she's dead. Like others, Yokota says she is getting desperate, because at age 78, she doesn't have much time left.

Pyongyang acknowledged in 2002 it abducted Japanese to train spies decades ago and eventually returned five of them. It said others had died or never entered the North, but Tokyo has demanded at least 12 cases be reinvestigated.










PRIME PICKS

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Tonight at 8:30 PM

Full Boyle
Jake intervenes in Detective Boyle's relationship; Rosa and Amy contend with a citizen who is a costumed crime-fighter; Capt. Holt has a new opponent



Get 1/2 price gift certificates

Find us on Facebook

Advertisement