South Korea has extended its air defence zone on Sunday, following a similar move by China last month. It's the lastest twist in a territorial dispute between South Korea, China and Japan, centered on a number of uninhabited islands.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe can no longer rely on his good personal relationship with US President Donald Trump when the two leaders meet in Florida. A number of issues can make or break the partnership. Martin Fritz reports.
Japan's PM Abe has quickly arranged a trip to Washington to "coordinate policy" with the US president – but will Abe be forced to concede issues like security and human rights over US interests? Julian Ryall reports.
In a speech marking a national holiday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said that Japan cannot declare the issue of wartime sex slaves to have been relegated to history. He said Japan must apologize.
As a series of key international summits draw closer, Pyongyang is seeking support from a traditional ally, while Russia is keen to play a significant role on the international stage. Julian Ryall reports.
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