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Japan, South Korea condemn Sony hack; Chinese paper says movie is senseless

TOKYO - Japan and South Korea condemned a hacking attack on Sony Pictures that the United States has blamed on North Korea and said they would cooperate in international efforts against cyber-crime as asked for by Washington.

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Japan, S.Korea condemn Sony hack; Chinese paper says movie is senseless 5:38am GMT

* Japan in close contact with U.S., no comment on possible steps

Japan's Idemitsu in talks to buy Showa Shell for $4.1 bln-source 2:03am GMT

TOKYO, Dec 20 - Japanese oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co is in talks to acquire a smaller rival, Showa Shell Sekiyu, for $4.2 billion in a deal that could create the nation's second largest player in the domestic gasoline market, a person with knowledge of the issue said.

U.S. reaches out to China, others, for help on Sony hack 19 Dec 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States has sought help from China, Japan, South Korea and Russia in combating cyber attacks such as the one Washington on Friday accused North Korea of carrying out against Sony Pictures, U.S. officials said.

U.S. reaches out to China, others, for help on Sony hack 19 Dec 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States has sought help from China, Japan, South Korea and Russia in combating cyber attacks such as the one Washington on Friday accused North Korea of carrying out against Sony Pictures, U.S. officials said.

U.S. consults Japan, China, South Korea, Russia on North Korean hacking 19 Dec 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States has consulted with Japan, China, South Korea and Russia seeking assistance in reining in North Korean cyberattacks, a U.S. official said on Friday.