On the surface, it sounds like a historic commitment by Pyongyang - and one that was unthinkable months ago.
Ireland's economy is booming and so too are its house prices.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says Pyongyang has suspended its nuclear and long-range missile tests, and will shut down its atomic test site.
An Israeli politician has called for Natalie Portman to be stripped of her citizenship after she pulled out of a prestigious Jewish awards ceremony.
Music producer and DJ Avicii has been found dead in Oman at the age of 28, his publicist has said.
A new species of ant which can detonate their bodies when threatened has been discovered by scientists.
Russia, Donald Trump's campaign and Wikileaks are being sued by the Democratic Party, which alleges they conspired to disrupt the 2016 US presidential election.
A man in Houston has been charged with attempting to hire a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend, her current boyfriend and her parents.
Lovers of the world's smelliest fruit purchased 80,000 "vomit smelling" durian in 60 seconds after a promotion went online.
Prince Charles has been approved to take over from the Queen as the next head of the Commonwealth, according to Sky sources.
The centre of Berlin has been evacuated after the discovery of a Second World War bomb dropped by Britain.
Donald Trump said Vladimir Putin had told him Russia had "some of the most beautiful hookers in the world", according to memos written by a former FBI chief.
Russia has revealed it warned the US about "red lines" it should not cross before it launched airstrikes on Syria.
Online activity by Russian bots, trolls and automated accounts has increased by 4,000% in the days and weeks following the Salisbury poisoning and suspected chemical attack in Syria.
Africa's last absolute monarch, King Mswati III of Swaziland, has changed his country's name to eSwatini.
Shire has attracted further takeover interest as it continues to hold talks with a Japanese rival despite rejecting its advances three times.
Six billion cockroaches are being bred each year through artificial intelligence at a Chinese farm making "healing potions".
Magician David Copperfield has been forced to reveal the secret of one of his signature tricks after being sued by an injured British audience member.
Hip hop star Kanye West has broken his 11-month Twitter silence to write a philosophy book "in real time" in a bid to satisfy his "innate need to be expressive".
NASA's Tess spacecraft has blasted off from Earth in a search for new planets that could support life.