by | February 11, 2018 | 23:34

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) shakes hands with Kim Yo-jong (R), the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on February 9, 2018. North Korea has sent a delegation of 22 athletes to compete in five disciplines, with their women's ice hockey players to compete in a unified Korean team.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:31

Mr Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said that Mr Kim's sister verbally delivered his offer during a lunch meeting with Mr Moon at Seoul's presidential palace. The delegation bid farewell to late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung. Images from the lunch meeting at the Blue House, which was broadcast live on South Korean TV, showed Moon sat in front of Kim Yo Jong , rather than Kim Yong Nam , technically the more senior official present in the meeting and head of the North Korean ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:28

Security officials tried to stop the attacker from entering the church, but the man forced his way into the building, police officials said. A 22-year-old man armed with a sword or machete attacked members of the congregation at St Lidwina Church.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:24

Mr Johnson's intervention came after he spent Saturday touring a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, on the south east coast of Bangladesh. Mr Johnson will now fly to Myanmar , where he is due to meet de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:20

She is the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in the rival country since the war. If taken up it would be the first time in a decade that the leaders of both countries have met for a summit. More than 2,900 athletes from 92 countries will compete here, making it the biggest Winter Olympics to date. An estimated 35,000 spectators inside the Olympic Stadium were given seat warmers, windshields, hats and gloves with temperatures as low as -6C during the two-hour-long ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:17

He added his hope that it becomes "a venue that leads to dialogue for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean officials have attended a pre-Olympic opening ceremony reception hosted by South Korean President Moon Jae-in, but did not meet face-to-face.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:14

Jose Luis Gascon, chief of the Commission on Human Rights, also urged the police and justice ministry to cooperate with the ICC in its "preliminary examination" into whether Duterte has committed a crime against humanity in conducting his brutal crackdown on drugs.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:09

Traditionally, India has been a vocal champion of the Palestinian cause. Modi made his first ever visit to Israel in July previous year, and Israeli Prime Minister paid back the visit last month. While speaking on the occasion of foundation stone-laying ceremony, Modi said, "A temple is an agent of peace and harmony". Last year, Modi visited France soon after Macron assumed office.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:30

The incident took place near the Hawaipur railway station in Nagaon district. "Our people are trying their best to prevent elephant casualties, but the railways seem to be taking such incidents lightly". Locals also alleged that the train was on high speed and that the locals have also informed the nearest railway station about movement of elephants along the railway tracks.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:26

He also threatened to withhold aid unless Palestinians agreed to talks. "Right now the Palestinians aren't willing to to make peace, they're not". The full interview with Trump was published in Israel Hayom's Sunday edition. Excerpts of the interview were published Friday, in which Trump stated that his December 6 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital was the high point of his time in office.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:26

The question of who knew what, and when, is being hotly debated in the West Wing. Mr Trump reminded reporters that "he says he's innocent and I think you have to remember that". Some senior White House officials were generally aware of the allegations before Trump found out a report surfaced on, a source familiar with the matter said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:21

Hours before leaving on Saturday, Mr. Tillerson spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , assuring him that the USA supports Israel's right to defend itself, Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein said. A special coordination center was set up at Israel's General Staff for the objective. Conricus said it was intercepted well inside Israeli territory over the city of Beit Shean, near the Jordanian border.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:05

Villanova was selected as the second No. 1 seed (East Region). The NCAA Tournament selection committee has Auburn among the top five teams in the country. That's fewer than most other teams in the top 16. The Jayhawks go on the road to face the Iowa State Cyclones on Tuesday, then host the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:51

The Turkish General Staff also said on Saturday that the armed forces " destroyed " 36 targets and " neutralized " 79 militants in the airstrikes carried out in the Afrin region overnight.The Turkish Operation Olive Branch in the Afrin region in northern Syria entered its fourth week on Saturday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:49

Pence, who will lead the USA delegation to the games' opening ceremonies today, met Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to press for a more clear-eyed approach toward the nuclear-armed neighbor to the north. Moon and the two North Korean delegates cheerfully clapped and waved as the athletes from the two Koreas jointly marched during the ceremony holding a blue-and-white flag symbolizing a unified Korean Peninsula.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:09

The party's coordination committee had earlier announced the decision to remove Sattar as the party's convener. He is no more MQM-P convener. Dr Farooq Sattar, on his removal as convener of the MQM-P, made an interesting comment using a phrase ‘the cat is out of the bag’.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:44

Brian Valera is accused of giving Alyssa Mae Noceda , 18, the drugs that may have killed her and then having sex with her as she passed out last Saturday. He later reportedly boasted to a friend that Noceda 'died having sex with me'. Varela admitted to police that he planned to bury the body. Valera is accused of failing to get help for Alyssa after she passed out, despite thinking she might still be breathing because 'he was too exhausted to do so'.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:51

Afghan war will cost B in 2018 MORE said that he would allow debate on DACA legislation if the issue was not addressed in another spending bill. Some scoffed at Pelosi's speech , meant to elicit a promise from House Speaker Paul Ryan to allow a vote on subsequent legislation to protect the younger immigration .

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:22

The International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria expressed distress at the deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions in the area. Another two children and a woman were killed in the town of Saqba, where streets were littered with human remains and destroyed cars.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:05

During his address to the Indian community, Modi spoke about India's Ease of Doing Business rank. On the first led of his trip, Modi earlier in the day travelled to Ramallah, becoming the first Indian Prime Minister to make an official visit to Palestine.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:41

In a statement, the military said the Turkish Armed Forces had destroyed 19 YPG targets and "neutralized" 86 more militants during operations since February 10. Kemalbay has not yet been arrested, though the state-run Anadolu news agency said that the authorities have ordered her and 16 other people's arrests.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:45

Kim Yo Jong , sorella di Kim Jong-un, ha invitato il presidente sudcoreano Moon Jae-in a visitare Pyongyang . Dopo l'incontro con Cho i delegati nordcoreani sono saliti su un treno diretto al luogo in cui si svolgono i Giochi. Il presidente sudcoreano ha da tempo sposato la linea del dialogo con Pyongyang ma non ha immediatamente accettato la proposta. L'arrivo degli orchestrali è stato accolto dalle proteste di gruppi di cittadini della Corea del sud .

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:39

In its first reports about the Games, North Korea's state-run media slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday for what it called "shameful" and "snobbish" behavior not in line with the spirit of the Olympics . Here is what's being talked about the historic match on social media, including the North Korean cheerleaders, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, among others.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:32

Rescuers and a monitoring group said warplanes bombed several towns in the Eastern Ghouta yesterday, causing buildings to collapse on residents. "Right now, we have people under rubble". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan publicly called upon Washington to withdraw its cadre of US military advisers from the northern Syrian enclave of Manbij, raising tensions over a possible conflict between American and Turkish forces.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:29

The supporters waved blue and white flags that showed an undivided Korean Peninsula. After months of silence on whether it would even take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, the Games have driven a rapprochement on the peninsula, while the North's athletes, performers and delegates have dominated the headlines.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:26

Some are true and some are false. Some are old some are new. "At the end of the day, if we are going to solve this problem, we are going to have to fix the way we issue clearances, by both getting faster and better at the process of vetting and clearing people, or ultimately denying people clearances and moving them on to other opportunities, but the current challenge can not go unaddressed for much longer", a former associate counsel to President George W.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:23

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has pounded a dozen targets in Syria and one of its own fighter jets crashed under anti-aircraft fire, sparking fears it may wade deeper into the conflict. An IDF statement described the four Iranian targets as "part of Iran's military establishment in Syria". Israel said the confrontation began with the drone entering its airspace before being intercepted by a helicopter.

by | February 11, 2018 | 16:21

However, he said that the cause of the incident is still unclear. "There is no evidence that it was downed by an outside intervention", Yildirim said. Syrian ally Russian Federation has cast 11 vetoes on possible Security Council action on Syria since the civil war began in 2011, shielding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:58

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has extended a rare invitation to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang. "The South and North shared an understanding that they should continue the positive mood for peace and reconciliation created by the Pyeongchang Olympics and should promote inter-Korean dialogue, exchanges and cooperation", Moon's office said in a statement.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:57

In the front row of the grandstand, United States' Vice-President Mike Pence stood to wave and applaud the U.S. team as they made their circuit of the stadium. Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat nearby, looking expressionless. An early shot by North Korea's Han Soojin might have made a statement, if not altered the outcome.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:49

Goa Town and Country Planning (TCP) Minister Vijay Sardessai Friday had stoked controversy by reportedly saying that domestic tourists visiting the state were "scum of the earth". "We are fighting another kind of battle where these FSI people are coming and affecting our ethos", he added. So, we are much superior than people who are coming in.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:45

The memo from U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, contained information that would raise national security or law enforcement concerns if released publicly, according to a White House letter that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray signed, CNN reported .

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:41

The hardening stance follows reports in The Times that young sex workers were hired by Oxfam's senior staff in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster which devastated the island and left up to 300,000 people dead, and that the UK-based charity tried to cover up the scandal at the time .

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:27

He said three people were killed and four had unknown injuries, and that authorities were possibly looking for one or two more people, the station reported. It also noted that it "abides by flight safety rules and regulations that substantially exceed the regulations required by the Federal Aviation Administration".

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:25

According to another news agency, the jet vanished from the radar screens for two minutes after it left Domodedovo Airport. Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov flew to the site of the alleged crash near Argunovo village in the Moscow region, officials confirmed.