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Kim Yo Jong was earlier considered part of a high-level North Korean delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, but Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said she was here as a special envoy of the North Korean leader. Pence also invited as his Olympics guest the father of USA college student Otto Warmbier, who died after he was imprisoned by North Korea for stealing a propaganda poster.
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    US Misses Opportunity for Korean Peace at Olympics

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years. However, there are lingering concerns that Moon could visit North Korea in a manner that would defy the position of both Tokyo and Washington. The last member of the Kim family to enter South Korea was Kim Il-sung, North Korea's founder, in 1950, Chinese news agency Xinhua ...
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    Antonio Conte: I don't know how to persuade Chelsea to buy players

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

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    Iraqi officials said nations could help by acting as guarantors with lenders, allowing Iraq to take out soft loans to fund projects. The United States, which leads an global coalition that provided Iraq with key air support in the fight against Islamic State, does not plan to contribute any money at the Kuwait conference, U.S.
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    Iran to remain committed to nuclear deal

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  • North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit

    North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit

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    On Monday, a South Korean official said Seoul will aim to pave the way for U.S-North Korea talks, based on the improvement of inter-Korean relations. The spokesman said the ranking DPRK delegation will attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics , which are scheduled to be held today at South Korea's eastern county of PyeongChang .
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    South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa admits 'disunity' as Jacob Zuma fights exit

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    The stalemate over Zuma's departure has left Africa's most developed economy in limbo, with a series of public events cancelled last week including Thursday's State of the Nation address to parliament. This may be related to non-state-capture legal matters, including corruption charges, which Zuma could face. Ramaphosa has been lobbying for Zuma to resign and has said he hopes to conclude talks with him over a transition of power "in coming days...in the interests of the country".
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  • Kim Jong Un's sister, South's President Moon shake hands at Olympic opening

    Kim Jong Un's sister, South's President Moon shake hands at Olympic opening

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    Minutes later came a moment stunning in its optics and its implications: the United States, represented by Vice President Mike Pence, sitting a row ahead of Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong , and the North's nominal head of state, all watching the games begin — officials from two nations that many worry have been on the brink of nuclear conflict.
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    PM Narendra Modi meets CEOs at India-Oman Business Meet

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  • South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics

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    The North Korean taekwondo athletes arrived South this week and performed at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday as part of four performances during their nine-day trip. He also called for the need of a quick resumption of dialogue between North Korea and the United States. North Korea has made clear that it does not intend to negotiate away its nuclear and missile programs in return for relief from worldwide sanctions.
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    Plea in NGT against Amit Shah's 1-lakh bike rally

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