2. North and South Korea agree to surprise talks

  • In a surprise announcement on Saturday, North and South Korea are thought to have agreed to resume high level talks between the rival nations. 
  • Hwang Pyong-so, North Korea's second in command, travelled to Incheon, South Korea for the conclusion of the Asian Games. 
  • Pyong-so met with South Korea's Unification Minister Ryoo Kihl-jae. 
  • Meeting came as rumours continued to swirl about the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.