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Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron lit to honour Canadian athletes in PyeongChang

Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron lit to honour Canadian athletes in PyeongChang

The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked-off in Pyeongchang , South Korea yesterday, and like any Olympics event, it began with a big, flashy opening ceremony. After months of tensions, the athletes from the two countries marched under the same flag in the parade ceremony. On his flight to Alaska on Saturday, the vice president said he left Asia "encouraged that we will continue to work very closely to continue and intensify the maximum pressure campaign" against North Korea.


South Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking North Korea delegation

South Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking North Korea delegation

Trumo and Kim Jong Un impersonators make an appearance. To finish off, Yuna Kim, the South Korean figure skater who won gold at Vancouver 2010 and silver at Sochi 2014, lit the Olympic cauldron. Moon has been pushing for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Kim Jong-il, Kim's father, had met with two South Korean presidents in Pyongyang , the North Korean capital, before his death in 2011: with President Kim Dae-jung in 2000, and ...



Tillerson to Press Turkey to Free Detained Americans, Show Restraint in Afrin

In Egypt, Tillerson will meet senior officials to discuss relations and regional issues. In Egypt, as well as in Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan - the tour's other Arab stops - Tillerson will nearly certainly hear misgivings about U.S. Tillerson will raise human rights issues with el-Sissi, according to the USA officials, who previewed the trip on condition that they not be named.


South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics

South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics

South Korea's presidential office said after the meeting that the North Korean leader has invited Moon to visit his country and expressed willingness to improve inter-Korean ties in the letter. Loud applause greeted the appearance of Moon, Kim Yo Jong and her delegation at the concert, attended by more than a thousand people. The riverside facility is named after late U.S.


Terror Attack On CRPF Camp Foiled, Combing Operation Underway

Terror Attack On CRPF Camp Foiled, Combing Operation Underway

The police official said that the searches in the area revealed that the terrorists, carrying backpacks and AK-47 rifles, had taken shelter in a building near the CRPF camp. "In the wee hours, a sentry of 23 battalion stationed at Karanagar noticed a suspicious movement". He challenged the suspects, two in number. "The firing has now stopped", he said.