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The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle captivated the world.

10 news stories that gripped the world in 2018

From the cave rescue in Thailand to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, here are the top 10 news stories that captivated us in 2018.
South Korean and US soldiers stand guard at the truce village of Panmunjom, July 2017.

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea amid peace efforts

A North Korean soldier reportedly defected to South Korea at around 7:56 a.m. local time on Saturday.
South Korea's Blue House shared a photo of the six puppies.

A dog Kim Jong Un gave to South Korea as a peace gift has had 6 puppies

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gave South Korea two white Pungsan dogs as a symbol of peace. One of the dogs, Gomi, has given birth to six puppies.
A North Korean student using a computer at Kim Il Sung University.

Computers in North Korea run on look-alike Mac software called ‘Red Star 3.0’ — see what it looks like to log in and use it

What it's like to use "Red Star 3," North Korea's little-known computer software that looks a lot like earlier versions of Apple's MacOS software.
The mushroom cloud from Ivy Mike rises above the Pacific Ocean over Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, during the world's first test of a full scale thermonuclear device, on November 1, 1952.

These are the 9 nuclear-armed countries and the 31 allies they’ve vowed to defend with the world’s most devastating weapons

All of these countries would need to make profound changes to reach the UN goal of a nuclear weapons-free world.
South Korean and U.S. soldiers stand guard at the truce village of Panmunjom. July 2017.

Defector shot 5 times while escaping says 80% of younger North Koreans aren’t loyal to Kim Jong Un

25-year-old former soldier Oh Chong Song said: "Not being able to feed the people properly, that results in indifference and no loyalty."
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea.

North Korea to deport US citizen it says the CIA manipulated as it claims new ‘high-tech tactical weapon’

North Korea on Friday said it was deporting a US citizen who entered the country illegally in October.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a military parade in Pyongyang, on February 9, 2018.

North Korea says it has ‘successfully’ tested a new ‘high-tech tactical weapon’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was said to have visited a test site and inspected the weapon, according to North Korea's state-run news agency.
The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 is launched during a test on May 15, 2017.

North Korea is hiding a vast network of secret missile bases in the mountains, satellite images show

North Korea is building secret missile bases in the mountains, satellite images show, calling into question Trump's claims of victory.

Two Koreas, UN Command to hold first meeting on demilitarizing border

The closed-door meeting will be held at the border village of Panmunjom and attended by three representatives from each side, the ministry said in a statement.