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United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with North Korean official

Kim Yu-na, South Korea's former gold medal winning figure skater, wore skates as she lit the Olympic cauldron, after being handed the torch by two members of the joint Korean women's ice hockey team -...

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MI basketball's begin too sizzling for Wisconsin in 83-72 street win

MI basketball's begin too sizzling for Wisconsin in 83-72 street win

MI attacked the basket and drained three 3-pointers, including back-to-back deep balls by Poole and Wagner that capped an 8-0 spurt and gave the Wolverines a 13-point cushion. Nathan Reuvers scored se...

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Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

Pence had said all week that if he met with the North Koreans, he would deliver a tough message. And as protesters raged against the presence in Pyeongchang of North Korean athletes and dignitaries,...

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Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive

Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive

The Turkish General Staff also said on Saturday that the armed forces " destroyed " 36 targets and " neutralized " 79 militants in the airstrikes carried out in the Afrin region overnight.The Turkis...

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Amid Olympic Détente, Pence Snubs North Koreans In Visit To Pyeongchang

Amid Olympic Détente, Pence Snubs North Koreans In Visit To Pyeongchang

The sanctions imposed against the Kim regime after last year's intercontinental ballistic missile launches and huge nuclear test are now beginning to take effect, experts say, postulating that Kim Jon...

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Tamilisai, Vijayadharani welcome inauguration of Jaya's portrait in Assembly

Tamilisai, Vijayadharani welcome inauguration of Jaya's portrait in Assembly

State president of the BJP Tamilisai Soundararajan said there was little reason to hark on the taint of corruption that dogged Jayalalithaa for decades, and that one should view her contributions to t...

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No. 9 OR women seek road sweep in Washington

No. 9 OR women seek road sweep in Washington

Stephen Thompson Jr. was off target on a floater that could have won the game with seconds left in regulation, then missed two free throws that likely would have sealed the contest in overtime. But Ma...

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Resurgent Jedinak leads Villa to second

Resurgent Jedinak leads Villa to second

Villa took the lead when Albert Adomah fired in the opener with a sweet strike from the left side after 60 minutes, with Hourihane wrapping up the three points with a glorious goal 20 minutes later. ...

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Kashmir : CRPF constable killed in gunfight with militants, shootout underway

Kashmir : CRPF constable killed in gunfight with militants, shootout underway

What's different this time though is that unlike previous attacks which saw militants targetting security establishments along LoC and the International Border, with Sunjuwan they have come close to ...

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Donald Trump to unveil smarter, faster US$1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

Donald Trump to unveil smarter, faster US$1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

The White House official said relying more heavily on state and local governments to fund their own infrastructure improvements would help make that funding more "sustainable". The long-awaited i...

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Turkish Military Copter Crashes in Syria, 2 Killed

Turkish Military Copter Crashes in Syria, 2 Killed

The UN humanitarian coordinator, Panos Moumtzis, has made this appeal but with no avail. "That is not realistic", Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told reporters. The YPG - trained, armed and supp...

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Watch the amazing North Korean cheerleaders at work

Watch the amazing North Korean cheerleaders at work

The North only agreed last month to attend its first Olympics in the South, but each time Pyongyang considers sending a delegation to a sporting event in South Korea drama often seems to follow....

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Mike Pence insists 'no daylight' between US and South Korea over talks

Mike Pence insists 'no daylight' between US and South Korea over talks

Later, Moon watched the joint Korean women's ice hockey team - the first ever combined team at the Olympics - take on Switzerland, joining Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam, the North's nominal head of sta...

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La Liga Recap: Barcelona held to scoreless draw by Getafe

La Liga Recap: Barcelona held to scoreless draw by Getafe

Getafe have proven hard to beat this term on their return to La Liga, ending Valencia's unbeaten record in December and three successive draws - to Athletic Bilbao, Sevilla and Leganes - mean they ...

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House GOP to Continue Dossier Probe Without Memos

House GOP to Continue Dossier Probe Without Memos

Bipartisanship "is gone. It's gone from that committee", Rooney told CBS. Monday, the intel committee voted unanimously to release that memo after Democrats pressured Republicans on the issue of...

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Oust Left government, says Shah

Oust Left government, says Shah

Starting his interaction with the media of the state, Amit Shah showed confidence in forming BJP government in the state after the elections in Tripura. "In the 25 years of CPIM, more than 7 lakh pe...

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South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

North Korea is looking to use the opportunity of the Olympics to soften South Korea's attitude towards its northern neighbour and to find a way to bring South Korea to the negotiation table, thus we...

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Trump tells Democrats to re-do 'political and long' memo

Trump tells Democrats to re-do 'political and long' memo

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway implored Democrats to be patient with the process. The White House legislative director, Marc Short, countered that Democrats padded their memo with sensi...

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Alliance with Rajinikanth unlikely if his politics is saffron: Kamal Haasan

Alliance with Rajinikanth unlikely if his politics is saffron: Kamal Haasan

As all eyes are on veteran actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan , both of whom are set to float their political parties soon, DMDK chief Vijayakanth on Sunday said the two stars are his juniors in p...

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Abe fails to reach common ground with Moon on North Korea

Moon met Kim Yo Jong - a close confidante of her brother and the first member of the dynasty to set foot in the South since the Korean War - and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam at th...

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Uncle charged with murder of schoolgirl Jasmine Forrester

Uncle charged with murder of schoolgirl Jasmine Forrester

Jasmine's 51-year-old unemployed uncle, Delroy Forrester, of Lower Villiers Street in Blakenhall, was charged with her murder on Saturday night and has been remanded in custody to appear at Walsall Ma...

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Mkhitaryan: Arsene Wenger 'friendlier' than Jose Mourinho

Mkhitaryan: Arsene Wenger 'friendlier' than Jose Mourinho

Ramsey scored a hat trick against Everton but misses out against Tottenham , with Mohamed Elneny replacing him in central midfield. In the first half, we were waiting for something to happen. 'We n...

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India's Modi, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

India's Modi, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Five MoUs were signed in the the presence of PM Shri Narendra Modi and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces relating...

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Trump warns Israel that settlements 'complicate' peace hopes

Trump warns Israel that settlements 'complicate' peace hopes

According to Trump, " both sides will have to make significant compromises in order to achieve a peace deal". "So we are just going to have to see what happens", Trump was quoted as saying. "Russia a...

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New, Old Headaches to Greet Tillerson on Trip Middle East Trip

The Secretary will underscore the enduring strength of the US-Jordan relationship, engage with the Jordanian leadership on the conclusion of a new Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral assistance, ...

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Joint Korean Women's Hockey Team Competes for First Time in Olympic History

Joint Korean Women's Hockey Team Competes for First Time in Olympic History

Kim's special envoy, his sister Kim Yo Jong, delivered the verbal invitation during a lunch meeting with Moon at Seoul's Blue House, spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said. mainland. At the opening ceremonie...

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Powerful Cyclone Headed to Tonga

Powerful Cyclone Headed to Tonga

Gita was a lesser category 1 cyclone when it passed over Samoa on Saturday, causing widespread flooding and loss of electricity. Residents in Tonga are bracing themselves for the impending categor...

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Muslim Cleric Says Women Don't Have To Wear Long Robe-like Dresses

Muslim Cleric Says Women Don't Have To Wear Long Robe-like Dresses

Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said that women should dress modestly but that it could be achieved without the abaya - which is now mandated by law in the Sun...

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Kim Jong Un invitations S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

Pence and his wife, Karen, were seated adjacent to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and only one row in front of Kim Yo Jong at the opening ceremony. An inter-Korean summit would be the third of it...

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S.Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking N.Korean delegation

S.Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking N.Korean delegation

Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force Two as he returned from watching the opening of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea , Pence said he was encouraged by his own meeting...

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