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Esteri As two Koreas edge closer, USA and Japan grow wary
Author: 0 As two Koreas edge closer, USA and Japan grow wary

North and South Korean athletes marched in the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag as Kim Yo Hong, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, was the first member of the dynasty to set foot in South Korea since the Korean War ended in 1953.

Esteri Pakistani Taliban senior commander confirmed killed by USA drone
Author: 0 Pakistani Taliban senior commander confirmed killed by USA drone

He added that a commander called Mufti Noor Wali Wali was appointed by the Taliban chief to succeed Sanja. The militant group has not yet commented on the reported deaths. The deputy chief of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a United States drone strike, the militant group said in a statement Monday, as Washington continues to intensify attacks along the Afghan border region.

Esteri Kim Jong-un Invites South Korean President to Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un Invites South Korean President to Pyongyang

Pence's announcement follows North Korea extending an invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae In to be the first-ever head of state to meet Kim Jong Un . Based on that assurance, Pence was cited as saying he felt confident he could endorse post-Olympic engagement with Pyongyang . But reactions among ordinary South Koreans have been more mixed.

Esteri Bozdag: Turkey 'sensitive' over civilian security in Afrin
Author: 0 Bozdag: Turkey 'sensitive' over civilian security in Afrin

To calm Turkish threats over Manbij, U.S. National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster visited Turkey on Sunday for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president. While discussing these issues, they addressed issues affecting bilateral relations in detail and explored ways to expand the joint fight against all forms of terrorism", the statement read.

Esteri Helicopter Crashes In Grand Canyon, Killing 3 Tourists
Author: 0 Helicopter Crashes In Grand Canyon, Killing 3 Tourists

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 University Medical Center in Las Vegas where they're listed in critical condition.

Esteri Moon Was Wise to Respond Cautiously to N.Korean Invite
Author: 0 Moon Was Wise to Respond Cautiously to N.Korean Invite

He had an opening to clarify to Kim what the United States wants, what it expects, and what would occur if he was stupid enough to attack the US or its allies in Northeast Asia. They won't be the only cheer squad at the Olympics. will represent the United States in Pyeongchang, performing at the closing ceremony and in a competition with other countries.

Esteri Kuwait OFW-deployment ban leaves 25000 household service workers stranded
Author: 0 Kuwait OFW-deployment ban leaves 25000 household service workers stranded

Duterte asked Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Friday to provide flights for Filipinos who want to leave Kuwait, after the body of a Filipino worker was found in a freezer of an abandoned apartment. Officials added they were eyeing China and Russian Federation as "alternative markets" for overseas workers. He said that, if the ban to Kuwait continues, "there will be a dramatic drop in dollar remittances amounting to over $1.3 billion because of the over 270,000 documented workers now in ...

Esteri Iraq seeks $100bn funding to rebuild oil, petchem sector
Author: 0 Iraq seeks $100bn funding to rebuild oil, petchem sector

The conference, organized by the Kuwait-based International Islamic Charitable Organization comes in parallel with KICRI, also kicking off February 12. Iraq is the 10th most corrupt country in the world, according to Transparency International. Egyptian Presidential Assistant For National and Strategic Projects Ibrahim Mahlab said Egypt's participation in the International Conference on the Reconstruction of Iraq reflects its pioneering role at the Arab, regional and international levels.

Esteri 'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis
Author: 0 'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis

Dropped from balloons, these fliers show two cartoony mascots that stand under Olympic rings. Unfortunately for them, the attention they drew also got the kicked out of the event. Pence, who is leading the USA delegation to the Olympics, briefly encountered Kim Yong-nam at the Games but the two tried to avoid directly facing each other.

Esteri South Africa's ruling ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future
Author: 0 South Africa's ruling ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

ANC National Chairperson Gwede Mantashe opens proceedings at the Mandela centernary celebrations in Cape Town . The uncertainty about Zuma's fate as president has left the country in limbo with opposition parties, alliance partners and some in the ANC calling for his removal.

Esteri Falcon Heavy: SpaceX rocket environmental, space hazards
Author: 0 Falcon Heavy: SpaceX rocket environmental, space hazards

David Bowie's "Life on Mars " was playing in the background, obviously. Perhaps the sight seen in Arizona, could have been one of the Falcon Heavy's periods of staging. For now, we can only thank Elon Mask and the Falcon Heavy for ferrying our dreams into the depths of space. The Tesla roadster could be lapping the sun for hundreds on millions of years unless the mannequin-driven, Bowie-jammin electric auto hits a space pothole, is hit by a meteor or reckless UFO driver, or its extension ...

Esteri Friedman: Trump is responsible for improvement in US-Israel ties
Author: 0 Friedman: Trump is responsible for improvement in US-Israel ties

The Palestinian envoy to the United Nations on February 8 suggested that China and Arab League could also be part of any future "peace process" on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Top Palestinian officials condemned the move, saying it disqualified the United States from playing the role of arbiter. He told the free daily Israel Hayom newspaper in an interview Sunday, "You are going to see".

Author: 0 United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with North Korean official

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. For the people of the Korean Peninsula, that was likely more significant than Pence's non-interaction with Kim Yo-jong. Others, such as 23-year-old Yoon Jun-young, were angry that that North Korea's participation on the worldwide sporting stage had come without any political concessions.

Esteri Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea
Author: 0 Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) shakes hands with Kim Yo-Jong (C), North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister on February 11, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea . "For Japan it's a nightmare scenario", said Takashi Kawakami, a professor of worldwide politics at Takushoku University in Tokyo. Past "charm offensives" have been interpreted as North Korea trying to recoup from crippling sanctions on their nuclear program, or trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its USA ally.

Esteri Devin Nunes wants 'ridiculous' Democratic memo released
Author: 0 Devin Nunes wants 'ridiculous' Democratic memo released

Congressional Republicans want to build a wall separating GOP and Democratic staffers on Capitol Hill, a new report says . House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes insisted on releasing it without these reviews. The committee has not interviewed a witness since January 18 when former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski cut his interview short. That memo awaits review by President Donald Trump, who can either redact all or portions of the text, or allow the full document to ...

Esteri United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with N. Korea ceremonial leader
Author: 0 United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with N. Korea ceremonial leader

All broke out in broad smiles. Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, was there - the first member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since 1953. Vice-President Mike Pence is trying to counter North Korean "propaganda" around the Winter Olympics with his own symbolism and rhetoric, shining a spotlight on the North's nuclear weapons program and human rights abuses.

Esteri Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive
Author: 0 Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive

Turkish forces claim that hundreds of Kurdish militia fighters have been " neutralized " in a series of military sorties, while militias such as the the YPG had before Saturday claimed more than a dozen Turkish casualties. The soldiers were killed in clashes with People's Protection Units (YPG) militants around a hill near Afrin. The Turkish military said one of its helicopters crashed at 1300 (1000 GMT) killing two military personnel but did not give a reason for the incident, only saying ...

Esteri US IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 US IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel Peace Prize

The two Koreas had combined teams and played simply as "Korea", wearing uniforms emblazoned with blue-and-white flags showing an undivided peninsula. Moon would irritate Trump if he accepts the invitation, while declining would make the US and South Korea appear "unreasonably bellicose", he said.

Esteri BJP supports, Opposition parties decry Jayalalithaa portrait unveiling
Author: 0 BJP supports, Opposition parties decry Jayalalithaa portrait unveiling

The portrait occupied a prominent position in the Assembly and was placed at a distance from the other 10 portraits of former CMs and Tamil Nadu icons. The DMK moved a petition Monday morning seeking directions from the court to the Speaker to remove the portrait, similar in grounds of an earlier petition that sought removal of Jayalalithaa's pictures in the welfare schemes in view of her being an accused in the disproportionate assets case.

Esteri Terror Attack On CRPF Camp Foiled, Combing Operation Underway
Author: 0 Terror Attack On CRPF Camp Foiled, Combing Operation Underway

The attack comes close on the heels of the strike on the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu by a group of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, which left six people, including five Army personnel, dead and ten others injured. Police sources said there were an exchange for fire between the militants and security forces. Suspecting they could be militants, the soldiers challenged them.

Esteri Kuwait- Nine Turkish forces killed, 11 injured in Afrin - army
Author: 0 Kuwait- Nine Turkish forces killed, 11 injured in Afrin - army

The United States says Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons and bombings against civilians "must stop now". "We join you in opposing the Turkish government's military assault against the Kurdish people in Syria and we condemn Washington and Moscow for giving a green light to this aggression", Patrick Brown told demonstrators, speaking for the Communist League.

Esteri Pence avoids meeting top N. Korean official
Author: 0 Pence avoids meeting top N. Korean official

Moon did not immediately accept the invitation. Washington insists that Pyongyang - which is under multiple sets of UN Security Council sanctions - must show a willingness to give up its weapons before any negotiations can happen. "Although it's my first time here, it doesn't feel unusual". "She (Kim Yo Jong) is not charming, she is a dictator's sister", Laila said."She is not looking after North Korean people".

Esteri Pence insists 'no daylight' between USA and South Korea on North
Author: 0 Pence insists 'no daylight' between USA and South Korea on North

She later gave that folder to Moon, and Moon's office said it was a personal letter from her brother. However, South Korea's main opposition party warned that any talks between the two Koreas where the scrapping of North Korea's nuclear program was not a precondition would only "benefit the enemy".

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