Months ago, North and South Korea were locked in a nuclear confrontation. But this weekend, bureacrats from both nations have met in a border village to try to defuse months of tension.
Despite a lot of fanfare over arms reduction on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang has announced it is testing new weapons. It says it has long been developing its new weapons system, which was tested on Friday.
US officials remain skeptical about North Korea's commitment to rid itself of nuclear weapons. US experts have bolstered those doubts with new findings about 13 undeclared nuclear bases throughout the country.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to extend an invitation to Pope Francis. The head of the Roman Catholic Church had previously encouraged North and South Korea to resolve their differences through dialogue.
A pair of North Korean hunting dogs are the latest symbol of a dramatic thaw on the Korean peninsula. The canines brought their own food supplies to help them adapt to their new life in a presidential palace.
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