South Korea aims to restart economic ties with North - Cebit reboot aims to boost visitor numbers
Amid a thaw in relations, the two Koreas have started discussions on reopening special economic zones that allow companies from the South to operate in the North. Julian Ryall reports.
South Korea's former president was sentenced to eight more years over abusing state funds, meaning she now faces a total 32 years in prison. The latest case involved illegal payments from the country's spy agency.
North Korea's economy experienced its sharpest decline in two decades last year as international sanctions hit its mining and manufacturing sectors. Hard currency earning exports alone fell by one-third.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is transforming Ethiopia at a breathtaking pace. Germany is already making plans to work closer with the country it regards as a strategic partner.
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