On the anniversary of the moment the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, a shadow looms over the city as North Korea test-launches its own nuclear missiles on Japan's doorstep. Is a world free of nuclear weapons possible?
Families of Japanese held captive for decades in North Korea have little hope that dialogue between Seoul, Washington and Pyongyang will result in their loved ones being released. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
As Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in held their landmark meeting, the world's attention turns to the Korean Peninsula — a region with deep historical and cultural similarities but stark ideological differences.
Geologists said earthquakes triggered by a nuclear test last year inflicted heavy damage on North Korea's main test site. The North recently announced it would be freezing its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
With long handshakes and a "swirl of emotion," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for talks in the South. The two have affirmed their commitment to denuclearization and peace.
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