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North Korea Halts Probe Into Japanese Abductees

Japan is frustrated with North Korea's decision dismissing an investigation into its abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday it is "extremely regrettable" that North Korea has decided to discard the investigation. Pyongyang opted to quash the probe Friday after fresh sanctions were imposed by Tokyo over North Korea's recent nuclear and long-range rocket tests. In 2002, North Korea admitted to kidnapping 13...

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