North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong-un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country's nuclear program.
The Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea is both a potential conflict zone and a tourist destination. An official South Korean tourism site notes more than a million people visit the DMZ every year.
North Korea transferred 55 small, flag-draped cases carrying the suspected remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War on Friday, officials said, a first step in implementing an agreement reached in a landmark summit in June.
In recent months, hundreds of people fleeing the war in Yemen have arrived at a tourist destination off the coast of South Korea. But neither the government in Seoul, or the South Korean public, seems to want them to stay.
Following the recent thaw in tensions that paved the way for historic summits between leaders of the US, South and North Korea, fear of prolonged hostility between the Koreas has been overshadowed by a renewed sense of hope.
A South Korean blogger, nicknamed the "Internet economic president" had a knack for making accurate predictions. But as anchor Marco Werman explains he turned out to be something other than he purported to be.
It's been nearly five days since North Korea claimed it tested a nuclear weapon. But the talks at the United Nations over how to respond have not yet produced a decision. The World's Katy Clark reports.
The US military has launched a pilot project to recruit immigrants to serve in the armed forces. The military wants their language skills. As Jason Strother reports, many of those who've answered the call are native Korean speakers.
An executive from South Korean car maker Hyundai has won the release of a company employee held in North Korea. The employee had been accused insulting the North Korean regime. Reporter Jason Strother brings us the story.
Former South Korean president Kim Dae Jung has died at the age of 85. Kim was responsible for opening up relations with North Korea after decades of hostility. Reporter Jason Strother looks back on his legacy.