In the latest escalation in tension on the Korean peninsula, the North says it will restart a reactor mothballed in 2007.
In the afterglow of the latest Kim-Moon summit, negotiations between the US and North Korea appear to be back on track. However, Pyongyang won't accept anything less than a formal end to the war, says DW's Martin Fritz.
North Korea has agreed to take big steps toward denuclearization and rapprochement with the South. But experts remain skeptical about whether these promises will result in any real change on the ground.
PM Shinzo Abe has dramatically toned down his anti-North Korea stance, but the issue of the abduction of Japanese nationals is likely to remain a major sticking point between the two sides. Julian Ryall reports.
China's ongoing trade spat with the US has dominated Japan PM Shinzo Abe's visit to the country. The first Sino-Japanese summit since 2011 could further thaw relations between Asia's two biggest economies.
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