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North Korea to compete in 4 sports at 2018 PyeongChang Games

North Korean athletes are set to compete in four sports at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, it has been announced. Athletes from the North were only recently given the green light to participate at the Games. North Koreans will compete in the figure skating, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and women’s ice hockey events, Lee Hee Beom, president of the North ...

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North & South Korea to form 1st joint Olympic team, march at opening together under unified flag

North and South Korea have agreed to form a unified women’s hockey team for the upcoming Winter Olympics, and will march under a unified flag at the opening ceremony, according to a joint statement. North Korea is due to send a delegation which will consist of around 550 members including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo fighters, to South ...

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IOC to discuss North Korea’s participation at PyeongChang 2018

The IOC has announced plans to stage a four-party meeting in Lausanne on Saturday to discuss joint proposals made by South and North Korea regarding their participation at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will host the meeting in Switzerland, which will be attended by representatives of the PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee, as well as delegations from ...

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Dramatic moment RAF fighter jets intercept Russian bombers over North Sea (VIDEO)

Dramatic footage has emerged of two Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon jets scrambling to intercept Russian bombers that were seen flying near British airspace. It emerges as the UK government claims such threats are “intensifying.” The video, released by the Ministry of Defense, shows two 1,500mph jets flying alongside one of the Russian TU-160 Blackjacks. The two supersonic strategic bombers ...

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North Korea agrees to send delegation to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

North Korea will send a national delegation to next month’s PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea following Tuesday’s high-level talks between the two countries. The delegation will comprise athletes, officials and journalists who will attend the Winter Games, held from February 9 to 25. The talks, which took place in the border village of Panmunjeom, marked a significant breakthrough in ...

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North & South Korea agree to reopen military hotline at landmark talks

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 09:10 Edited time: 9 Jan, 2018 10:02 North and South Korea have agreed to reopen their military hotline, a South Korean government official told reporters. Much-anticipated intra-Korean talks, the first in two years, have been under way. Normal communications between the two Koreas, via the hotline, are expected to resume on Wednesday. Pyongyang had carried out ...

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Is someone in North Korea mining Monero cryptocurrency using hacked computers?

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 22:38 A US cybersecurity firm claims it has found evidence of hacked computers sending coins to a North Korean university after being infected with cryptocurrency mining malware. But government-linked hackers are not behind the attacks. According to a report by the American cybersecurity firm AlienVault, the software hides itself among legitimate files and programs, and ...

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Snow stops $4k theft at North Dakota party store

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 23:03 Edited time: 6 Jan, 2018 23:04 As the US shivers amid record low temperatures and colossal amounts of snow, the adverse weather appears to have redeemed itself – preventing the theft of party and craft supplies worth $ 4,000. It took Dustin Johnson, 22, more than 7 hours to meticulously pack his cart with ...

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North Korea accepts offer of talks on Jan. 9 – Seoul

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 01:47 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 01:58 North Korea has accepted Seoul’s offer to hold talks next Tuesday to discuss Pyongyang’s participation in the Winter Olympics and other matters of mutual interest, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification said, Yonhap reports. On Friday, Pyongyang sent a statement to Seoul accepting the offer made on Tuesday to ...

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North Korea will open border hotline with South

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 04:46 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 04:59 Seemingly following through on earlier hints of dialogue with South Korea, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has ordered to reopen the border hotline with Seoul for negotiations, according to a televised statement. The discussions will focus on sending North Korean athletes to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics which will ...

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