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Feb 12 2018

Kim Jong-un asks South Korean chief to Pyongyang summit

Moon's visit is highly possible, if South Korea and the United States downscale their military exercises, while DPRK agrees to freeze its nuclear program and stop testi...

Feb 12 2018

DMK moves Madras HC against Jayalalithaa's portrait in state Assembly

Mr Palaniswami also said steps were on to erect a grand memorial for her. In a Tweet, the working president of the party MK Stalin questioned why the Assembly took ex...

Feb 12 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit in Pyongyang

Such a high-level meeting would have been unthinkable even a few months ago, but 2018 has seen an accelerated rapprochement between the two adversaries in the run up to t...

Feb 12 2018

Rand holds onto gains as market watches for Jacob Zuma's exit

South Africans on Sunday celebrated 28 years since late President Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving 27 years for opposing white-minority rule. Ramap...

Feb 12 2018

North Koreans wrap up whirlwind of Olympic diplomacy

Pence and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in agreed on a post-Olympics strategy during conversations at the Winter Olympics in the South Korean resort of Pyeongchang...

Feb 12 2018

House Intel Republicans Plan to Partition Aides From Dems

Tensions between Republicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have reportedly become so hostile that GOP members of the committee are planning to build a...

Feb 12 2018

Palestinian leader visits Russian Federation for backing over Jerusalem

It still works. Besides, the main task of the U.S. consul in Jerusalem remains to represent the United States in relations with the Palestinians, because the USA relation...

Feb 12 2018

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

Speaking to the Washington Post aboard Air Force Two on his way home from the Games, Pence said Washington would keep up its "maximum pressure campaign" against Pyongyang...

Feb 12 2018

Mulvaney says Trump budget will have money for wall

Trump is set to host a meeting with state and local officials on his proposal Monday, but it is not clear if any of them will be from NY. The rest of the money would s...

Feb 12 2018

Sri Lanka's local polls end with over 70% turnout

President Maithripala Sirisena , Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former President Mahinda Rajapakse were among those who voted early in the morning. However, the ...

Feb 12 2018

World War 2 bomb recovered from Thames, London City Airport shut

All flights out of the airport have been cancelled today after cops were forced to put a 214-metre exclusion zone in place following the discovery. You can check the af...

Feb 12 2018

Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled, encounter underway

Jammu and Kashmir police chief SP Vaid in a tweet said: "I congratulate alert CRPF sentry for averting Suicidal attack in Karan nagar Srinagar ". On Monday a gunfigh...

Feb 12 2018

Turkey resumes airstrikes on Kurdish-held enclave

Five of those, including two children, were killed in the region's main town of Douma, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said. "That is not realistic", Russian Ambassado...

Feb 12 2018

North Korea's Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are speaking while watching Olympic speedskaters compete, hours after Moon received a historic inv...

Feb 12 2018

Tropical storm hits American Samoa with outages, some damage

Red Cross worker based in Suva Hannah Butler told Morning Report locals were well aware that it was tropical cyclone season, and Tongans would be taking extra precautions...

Feb 12 2018

Meeting ends between SKorean leader, N. Koreans

Saturday's meeting also involved Kim Yo-jong, the North Korean leader's only sister, Choe Hwi, the chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son-gwon, th...

Feb 12 2018

North Korea invite is dramatic gesture, but not diplomatic breakthrough

A visit by Moon to the North would enable the first summit between leaders from the two Koreas since 2007, and would mark only the third inter-Korean summit to take place...

Feb 12 2018

Trump blocks Democratic memo from Intelligence Committee

Trump used a Twitter post to explain his Friday night decision to block the release of the Democratic document, which counters one released February 2 by the panel's Rep...

Feb 12 2018

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

North Korea's Alpine skiing coach says it's an "honour" to compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, though he doesn't expect much from any of his athletes. Officials...

Feb 12 2018

Olympic figure skater Yura Min overcomes wardrobe malfunction with calm and class

Gamelin backed his partner up. Min, an American citizen who trains at Novi Ice Arena in MI, suffered a wardrobe malfunction as she competed in the team event for Sout...