North Korea expected at 2018 Winter Olympics, say IOC
20 February 2017 | 10:34 am
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.
Seoul has long walked a tightrope between China, its most important trading partner, and the US, its closest security ally.
North Korea has fired a missile towards the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military has said. Pyongyang promised a "fiercer" response to the US presence in the region.
At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, the US led condemnation of North Korea's recent missile tests. However, the council did not impose new sanctions or even give a formal statement.
Ghana, who lost their opening game to Portugal, are seeking their first points on Monday in a Group H match against South Korea, who kicked off with a 0-0 draw against Uruguay.
The government has ordered thousands of cargo truck drivers to return to work. The strike has been going on for two weeks, over freight fare issues. Concerns have been raised over the effect on the economy.
K-pop star Jin is the first of the BTS group to enlist for mandatory military service. His boot camp is located near the North Korean border.
Pyongyang has come one step closer to getting a military spy satellite in space. A state-run news agency has published photos of Seoul, the South Korean capitol, taken by the test device.
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For the first time in five years, several North Korean drones violated the South's airspace, according to Seoul. The incident comes after a record pace of North Korean weapons demonstrations this year.
South Korean officials declared the import of "full-body" sex dolls was allowed, but child-like dolls would still be banned. Importers said the decision was "reasonable."
On Monday, North Korean drones flew above various South Korean cities prompting Seoul to scramble fighter jets and attack helicopters. Seoul apologized for not shooting down the North's drones.
Kim stressed the need to secure "overwhelming military power" to defend Pyongyang's sovereignty, according to state media. His remarks came after North Korea tested yet another missile, after a year of record launches.
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