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Olympics: IOC chief to visit N. Korea after Pyeongchang

The source said the trip would be "sometime after the Olympic Games", which are due to finish on February 25, and did not comment on the agenda for the visit. "...


Bozdag: Turkey 'sensitive' over civilian security in Afrin

There was no mention of the ongoing war or words between Ankara, which is engaged in a brutal counterterrorism operation in the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin...


Investigation Underway After Helicopter Crash Leaves 3 Dead in Grand Canyon

The pilot, 42-year-old Scott Booth and passengers, 29-year-old Ellie Milward, 32-year-old Jonathan Udall and 39-year-old Jennifer Barham were all flown to the U...


Pinarayi Vijayan slams RSS chief for his 'Army' remark

He called upon the RSS chief to retract his statement and apologize to the country. Building a parallel army is a serious offence, he added. "PM Shri. Speaking ...


Senior Saudi Cleric: Women Shouldn't Be Forced to Use Abayas

Although Sheikh Al Mutlaq's statement does not necessarily signal a change in Saudi law, which requires women to wear an abaya in public, it was the first of ...


National Leadership Under A Cloud

O'Sullivan said that the Nationals base had expressed disappointment and frustration at Joyce's behaviour. Treasurer Scott Morrison told the ABC on Monday n...


Donald Trump presents an infrastructure development plan for 200 billion Dollars

The first is that the country has been under-investing in infrastructure , leading a state of growing disrepair. Fifty billion included in the plan would fun...


Iraq says reconstruction after war on Islamic State to cost $88-billion

According to the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Iraq will present at the conference next week feasibility studies for 60 key investment projects wit...


'Australia isn't a country' claims University professor and fails student's assignment

To address the professor's apparent ignorance, Arnold sent a series of emails containing references from the school's library which clearly stated Australia i...


Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

The prospect of two-way talks between the Koreas, however, may not be welcomed by the United States. The spokesman said the ranking DPRK delegation will atten...


Zuma's D-Day nears as Ramaphosa promises power transition

At 0631 GMT, the rand traded at 11.9300 per dollar, 0.58 percent firmer than Friday's close of 12.0000. "As we remember this great leader, this year gives us ...


'UFO' Spotted During Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket Launch

To do it in two new markets at the same time is unheard of. First came the long-awaited blast-off of the Falcon Heavy, a giant rocket from Musk's SpaceX ...


'Important occasion': North Korea praises visit to the South during Winter Olympics

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday it was too early to tell whether a diplomatic detente between the two Koreas at the Winter Olympics would lea...


Trump tells Israeli newspaper Palestinians 'aren't willing to make peace'

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed his grave concern Wednesday for Israel's future, telling an academic conference that the government's ambivalen...


Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics Day 1: Korean athletes parade in peace

The missive was delivered by Kim's visiting sister Kim Yo-jong, who said he was willing to meet "at the earliest date possible", a spokesman for South Korea's p...


MI vs Wisconsin college basketball

MI in the regular season and looking to extend it to 5-1 to extend its win streak to two. A 15-2 run to start the game was huge and a stellar showing from Dunca...


Koreas Make History Marching Under Unified Flag In Olympics Opener

The game was a mismatch pretty much from the opening faceoff, though you would have never known it by the constant noise made by tightly choreographed North Kor...


Brown scores 21, OR stifles Washington 65-40

Couple that with Arizona State being swept on the road at the Los Angeles schools, and the Beavers hold a two-game lead over the Sun Devils and California for t...


Turkish troops killed in offensive

Turkey's leader Tayyip Erdogan has now pledged to get revenge, saying the YPG fighters will "pay the price". "We have two martyrs", Yildirim said in televised...


Amid Opposition boycott, Jaya's portrait unveiled in TN Assembly hall

While it was a momentous occasion for her fans and supporters, opposition parties, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK ) and the Congress , protested against p...


Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power previous year on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North. But he rejec...


Pence: Allies remain united on N. Korea

The two Koreas had combined teams and played simply as "Korea", wearing uniforms emblazoned with blue-and-white flags showing an undivided peninsula. "The app...


J&K: 1 CRPF personnel died in Karan Nagar encounter

The trooper was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a final assault against the holed-up militants, a police officer said. Merely two ...


Syria regime's fresh strikes kill 6 civilians in Ghouta

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group, said 59 civilians, including 15 children, had been killed on Thursday alone in eastern Ghouta, ...


London City Airport shut after WW2 bomb found in Thames

Royal Navy bomb disposal teams worked through the night to try to remove the device. He said that any passengers expecting to fly to or from the airport toda...


Kim Yo-jong meets South Korean president in Seoul as thaw continues

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers confirmed on Sunday that the Games had fallen victim to a cyber attack during Friday's opening ceremony, but they re...


South Korea's Leader Invited to North Korea

The invitation was extended by Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong during a lunch meeting with Moon at Blue House, the presidential palace in Seoul. The North Korean del...


La Liga Recap: Barcelona held to scoreless draw by Getafe

Ernesto Valverde has blamed Barcelona's goalless La Liga draw with Getafe on fatigue due to a hectic schedule. Barca return to league action aiming t...


Wall may be built in House Intel Committee as atmosphere 'absolute poison'

And now the Democrats are doing their memo, and we're in memo hell", Rooney told the Post . "What the Republicans did was poisonous to the investigation and ...


S. Korean president's approval rating stays high ahead of Winter Olympics

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had a brief exchange with Kim Yong Nam , the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea , ...


Oust Left government, says Shah

Wooing voters, Shah said that the BJP government will implement 7th pay commission from March 4. The BJP is being seen as putting up a strong challenge to t...


Donald Trump blocks release of Democratic Russia memo

In a tweet on Saturday morning, President Donald Trump defended his decision not to release a potentially politically damaging Democratic memo. An Ameri...


No tie-up if Rajinikanth goes saffron: Kamal Haasan

Actor Kamal Haasan , who is all set to launch his political party later this month, said he was unlikely to have an alliance with his friend and superstar Raj...


North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

Russia's short-track speed-skater Semion Elistratov won the bronze medal at a distance of 1,500m at the Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang. "That's ...


Wenger calls for cool heads as Arsenal face Spurs test

Brady said on beIN Sports: " Harry Kane , he got a great goal, but his effort compared to our three star players was a distance apart". In the first half, we ...


Merkel defends coalition deal against critical party members

The SPD's traditional left-wing youth organization, Jusos, have opposed a coalition government with the Christian Democrats, and called for reform within the pa...


Powerful Cyclone Headed to Tonga

Cyclone Gita is now a Category 4 but is expected to be a Category 5 when it hits Tonga about 7pm today. Tonga's government has now declared a state of emer...


Tillerson sees tough talks with Turkey on northern Syria

They accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and their arch-rival Iran. Doha denied the accusations. The United States and Turkey are allies in the North Atlant...


PM to visit Mysuru on Feb 19

Mr Modi pitched "technology for development" and progressive view of the country to Indians living in Dubai; he said the country is seeing "a digital revoluti...


Trump questions Israel's interest in making peace with Palestine

He also told an Israeli newspaper that he did not believe the Palestinians, and possibly Israel as well, were ready to make peace. He said that " both sides ...


North and South Korean athletes take selfies together at the Olympics

But folks were stunned when they thought they also saw North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump . Hundreds of Twitter users in rec...


UN Secretary-General meets N Korean delegation

The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games that began on Friday, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons prog...


Pence, Moon speak while watching speedskating

The North's presence has dominated the headlines in the early days of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . South Korea and the US have maintained a close ...


President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

The ongoing rapprochement mood flared after Kim Jong Un said in his New Year's Day address that he was willing to send an Olympic delegation. Japanese Prime...


Man suffers electric shock taking shower during Brisbane storm

Residents at Boonah, on the Scenic Rim, posted images of hailstones the size of tennis balls and forecasters said 90km/h wind gusts were recorded at Amberley, R...


North Korean leader's sister ends Olympic visit, leaving South to mull offer

Moon apparently cited the conditions necessary for an inter-Korean summit. But the overture also has the potential to divide South Korea from the U.S., its ...


Turkey 'neutralises' 1028 terrorists in Syria's Afrin

The United States called on Syria and Russian Federation to end their bombardment of a rebel-held enclave on Thursday as a monitor said that four days of fe...


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...