North Korea expected at 2018 Winter Olympics, say IOC
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IOC vice president says North Korea will likely be at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, though it is unlikely they will march together with South Korea.
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A US national is in North Korean custody after crossing the border from South Korea. Unnamed US officials have said the man is an absconded US soldier who had joined a border village tour before making the crossing.
Facing disciplinary measures in the US, Private Travis King has escaped punishment by crossing the DMZ. Will he follow in the footsteps of other Americans who made North Korea their home?
North Korea is remaining silent about a US soldier who crossed its border from South Korea . The incident comes amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.
Travis King had sprinted into North Korea while on a civilian tour on the border between the two Koreas. North Korea has been silent about King's status.
The bloodshed between North and South Korea ended in a 1953 armistice, but both sides agree there is little immediate chance of permanent reconciliation.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chinese Communist Party politburo member Li Hongzhong attended a military parade marking 70 years since the armistice halting the Korean War.
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It's the first time that Pyongyang has commented on the case after US soldier Travis King dashed into North Korea on July 18. Media reports suggest the soldier was unhappy with an "unequal American society."
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