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North Korea invite is dramatic gesture, but not diplomatic breakthrough

Two impersonators, bearing striking resemblances to President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , were both booted from the Olympic Games' opening c...


Koreas Share Historic Handshake at Olympic Opening Ceremony

But North Korea's bad record on human rights and the growing threat from its nuclear weapons program appeared out of mind as Moon warmly greeted Kim Yo Jong , ...


'Horrific Murder Spree' Leaves 5 dead in Kentucky: Sheriff

Kentucky State Police said the community is not at risk. The lives of four innocent victims were taken. A search of that building led to gruesome discovery of...


North Korea stages show of force with new missiles during parade

The meeting, which also included a lunch hosted by Moon, involved four North Korean officials who arrived here Friday to attend the opening of the PyeongChang W...


Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea

North Korea has said talks with its southern neighbour were "warm" but made no mention of inviting the South Korean president to a summit. After the game...


Conway defends White House aide accused of beating ex-wives

His apparent defense of his two aides - Rob Porter , the staff secretary, and David Sorensen, a speechwriter - ran counter to the White House's portrayal of it...


NBC apologizes to South Korea for analyst's remark

Which sounds like high praise, but Korea and Japan's post-World War II history hasn't been almost that rosy. NBC has apologized to South Koreans for an on-a...


Gay teacher fired after posting her wedding photos online

The teacher was popular with her class and the wider school community - giving up her spare time to run Teach Hope, a non-profit run alongside school kids that ...


Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive

According to a statement by the Turkish General Staff, Akar was accompanied by Commander of the Turkish Land Forces Gen. Yasar Guler and Turkish Air Forces C...


Congress passes spending bill to end U.S. government shutdown

The massive bill , which many members had predicted earlier in the day would lay the groundwork to avert any more government shutdowns over the next two ye...


US Congress moves to end brief federal government shutdown

The House narrowly passed a bipartisan budget measure, ending the government shutdown after only a matter of hours. A short government shutdown is ass...


Trump accuses Dems of playing politics with memo

Trump, however, directed the Justice Department to give any technical assistance the committee might need to revise the memo to "mitigate the risks identified b...


Iranian scholar and environmental activist dies in prison

The singer said that his father was arrested on January 24 and his mother Maryam was informed of the death on Friday. "The news of my father's passing is impo...


Pence `Encouraged' by Talks With South Korea's Moon at Olympics

During an Olympics reception and at the sporting event's opening ceremony, Pence was not trying to avoid North Korean officials in attendance, the senior admini...


NKorea notes 'warm talks' with SKorea's Moon, no mention of summit invitation

The warm North-South body language not only fanned talk of a split between Seoul and Washington, it contrasted with a cold encounter between South Korea and J...


North Korea leader Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to summit

The younger Kim, who came here as a special envoy of the DPRK leader, delivered the DPRK leader's invitation for Moon to visit Pyongyang at Moon's convenient t...


North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president

With the eyes of the world upon her, she knew she had to be flawless. In South Korea and beyond, commentators are taken with Kim's surprisingly stylish and ...


5 injured in sword attack at Indonesia church

A 22-year-old man armed with a sword or machete attacked members of the congregation at St Lidwina Church. "Everybody started panicking and screaming. Police ...


Senator delays vote on USA budget deal

In last month's closure, the vast majority of Senate Democrats voted to block a bill that would have kept the government open, only to retreat a few days late...


Johnson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to help Rohingya refugees

Britain's foreign secretary has said it is "vital" that Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh should be allowed to return to Myanmar "in safety and with dignity"....


Pennsylvania GOP Submits New Congressional Map to Governor

These districts were carved out on the congressional map after the 2010 census and approved by the general assembly. The state Supreme Court imposed a Friday ...


Korea united as inter-Korea talks occur: Pence

On the flight home from his Asian-Pacific trip flying somewhere over South Korea , Pence told reporters aboard Air Force Two that he appreciated Moon's transpa...


United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

Guterres reiterated "his expectation and hope that all parties will use dialogue to achieve the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", he added. Ch...


Indian PM Modi Arrives Palestine, Lays Wreath At Yasser Arafat's Mausoleum

Foreign Secretary Vijay K. Gokhale said that the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi had described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a friend. "India hopes that soon ...


Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon

The incident took place at Hawaipur area in Karbi Anglong district and bordering area of Hojai district, about 182 km from Guwahati . He said that the divisi...


Israel and Palestinians both hindering peace plan

In an interview with right-wing Israeli daily Israel Hayom, US President Donald Trump said the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a highlight of h...


Trump says lives are being ruined 'by a mere allegation' of abuse

After Staff Secretary Rob Porter was forced out, Trump appeared to defend him by saying Porter had denied the allegations - even as White House Chief of Sta...


Trump has confidence in Kelly, not seeking replacement

Sorenson denied the allegations, instead blaming Corbett for the physical violence. In comments to reporters at the White House on Friday, Kelly said he had...


Israeli assessment: Next bout with Iran only a matter of time

At first, an Iranian drone was intercepted by Israel early on Saturday and it was found the unmanned aircraft originated from Syrian soil. Having backed the...


Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, Purdue top preliminary NCAA rankings

Michigan State beat No. 3 Purdue at home on Saturday to win its eight straight game and move to 24-3 overall. The Boilermakers were the No. 4 overall seed and t...


Turkish jets resume airstrikes over Syrian Kurdish enclave

In a letter addressed to the United Nations secretary-general, the Syrian Foreign Ministry described the strike a "war crime" and called for the coalition to ...


North and South Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony

It was a historic moment, and it happened even before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics had officially begun. It turns out, the two impersonators were dressed a...


Turkish forces hit PYD/PKK targets in northern Syria

A Turkish army helicopter was shot down by Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters near the north Syrian town of Afrin , President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, and the...


Conspiracy that was hatched against me exposed today: Dr Farooq Sattar

Citing his own example, he said he himself was sacked as a coordination committee member for six times in the past and Farooq Sattar's reelection as a convener ...


Deputies: Man rapes teen as she dies from overdose

Brian Valera is accused of giving Alyssa Mae Noceda , 18, some of the drugs that may have killed her and having sex with her as she passed out last Saturday. I...


Rep. Meadows: Immigration Bill Won't Come on Pelosi's Terms

It would stave off a government shutdown ahead of a Thursday night deadline for a new short-term spending bill , and also extend the federal government's de...


Fresh regime attacks kill 6 in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Turkish forces prepare tanks and cross over into Syria via the Hatay border. Since February 5, President Bashar al-Assad's regime has intensified its bombard...


PM Modi To Address Indian Community In Dubai

This is Modi's second visit to the UAE after his trip in 2015. As per details by Gulf News, the first-ever Hindu temple planned for Abu Dhabi will come up in ...


Amit Shah Greets PM Modi On Being Conferred Palestinian Honour

Wooing UAE businessmen to invest in India , PM said,"India's leap in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Rankings from 142 to 100 is unprecedented". However, h...


Spanish LaLiga Report: Real Madrid v Real Sociedad 10 February 2018

Jon Bautista and Asier Illaramendi netted consolation goals for Real Sociedad . The Brazilian always looked PSG's most likely match-winner, though ther...


Over 40 settlements liberated in Syria's Afrin

Eastern Ghouta is home to an estimated 400,000 people who have lived under crippling government siege since 2013. "My brother was hit yesterday in an air stri...


DISGELO/ Corea del Nord invita presidente del Sud a Pyongyang

Un tale summit sarebbe il terzo di questo genere, dopo gli incontri tra il padre di Kim, Kim Jong Il , e i sudcoreani Kim Dae-jung e Roh Moo-Hyun rispettivamen...


With extraordinary political optics, Winter Olympics begin

Global alarm at the rapid advance of nuclear-armed North Korea's weapons technology rose further a year ago when the regime tested its Hwasong-15 ballistic mi...


Turkey, Iran violating global law in Syria

There were air raids on towns across Eastern Ghouta including Douma, where an entire building fell, a witness said . "Right now, we have people under rubble". ...


Ratings for PyeongChang Opening Ceremony increase from Rio

According to the spokesman, Moon replied by suggesting the nations "create the right conditions" for the meeting to go ahead and had "practically accepted" the ...


Trump defends Hicks as Porter fallout continues

On Friday night, The Washington Post first reported another White House aide, David Sorensen, resigned after his ex-wife accused him of abuse, including r...


Netanyahu says Israel undeterred after Syria shoots down F-16

Israel targeted what it said were Iranian positions inside Syria after one of its warplanes was hit by Syrian air defences and crashed. Some Israeli o...


Turkish president says helicopter downed in northern Syria

Turkish premier says two soldiers died after their helicopter was shot down during Ankara's offensive in northern Syria. The Turkish military later said ni...


Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president

Mr Moon later officially declared the Olympics open, followed by a burst of fireworks. Asked about criticism that Pence stood and cheered only for Team USA an...


Statements of Goa government expose its 'bhatkar' mentality, says Congress

He said, "The tourists who come here should take care of Goa's culture and Goanness, otherwise I will chase them away". Meanwhile, the five-day Goa Food and...