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South Korean president to satisfy North Korean chief's sister

The pair were actually kicked out of last night's opening ceremony in South Korea's PyeongChang , but not before making a call for peace. "An early resumptio...


Marvin Bagley III misses Duke's win over Georgia Tech with knee injury

In the meantime, it's unclear what the Blue Devils will do with their starting lineup, but forwards Marquez Bolden and Javin DeLaurier both stand to see expande...


India pledges $40 million aid to Palestine, backs independent state

Apart from the announcement for joint maritime cooperation, Prime Minister Modi and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi , Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, expres...


White House Adviser Defends Handling of Abuse Accusations Against Key Aide

She said the job of White House chief of staff John Kelly was not in jeopardy over his handling of the matter. " Is there no such thing any longer as Due Pr...


South Korean Prime Minister to meet North Korean delegation

Kim Yo-jong, 30, is the first member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the Korean War. "This is unprecedented in a lot of dif...


Pakistani Taliban Deputy Leader Killed in Drone Strike

Pakistani Taliban confirmed on Monday that a recent USA drone strike has eliminated its senior commander Khan Said Sajna. A spokesman for the militant group, ...


2 dead, police officer shot and 2 gunmen barricaded in Detroit homes

Police have closed the surrounding area off to traffic and are advising people in the area to stay in their homes - and if traveling to avoid the area. Police s...


South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics

While US President Donald Trump was beating the war drum, saying how he was going to devastate North Korea if the US were to be provoked, Pyongyang quickl...


Turkey's relations with United States at make-or-break point - Mevlut Cavusoglu

Diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that the United States proposal to establish a 30 km deep security zone into Syrian territory on Turkey's border would b...


PD: 3 people killed in helicopter crash near Grand Canyon; 4 injured

Three further Britons - named by police as Ellie Milward, 29, Jonathan Udall, 32, and Jennifer Barham, 39 - were airlifted to University Medical Centre in Las V...


Bhagwat did not compare Sangh & army, says RSS

Building a parallel army is a serious offence, he added. "Indian Army is a highly respected organisation with countless sacrifices for the nation. We are fully ...


Trump Ready to Roll Out $1.5T Infrastructure Plan

Half of the funding, $100 billion, will be used as incentives to entice cities, counties and states to raise at least 80 percent of the infrastructure costs t...


Planning Ministry says Iraq's reconstruction will cost $88.2 billion

The International Finance Corporation's (IFC) country manager for Iraq, Ziad Badr, was speaking in Kuwait ahead of an international conference this week for d...


Barnaby Joyce faces Nationals partyroom meeting as concerns grow about his leadership

Mr Drum's taxpayer-funded staffing allocation was reportedly boosted by one to accommodate Ms Campion. According to the section 2.23 of the statement of mini...


Philippines widens ban on workers in Kuwait

An emotional President Rodrigo Duterte live on television showed graphic photos of the body of a Filipina found in the freezer of an abandoned apartment in Kuwa...


Student Fails Assignment After Professor Tells Her 'Australia Isn't A Country'

Arnold chose Australia , but was given zeros across the board because according to the unidentified professor, " Australia is a continent; not a country ". W...


Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for talks in the North

The combined meetings took almost three hours. " Kim Jong Un is clearly serious about reviving talks with the South to improve relations", said Koh Yu-hwan...


South Africa Ruling Party Panel Is Said to Meet on Zuma Exit

At 0631 GMT, the rand traded at 11.9300 per dollar, 0.58 percent firmer than Friday's close of 12.0000. A spokesman for Ramaphosa, who also serves as South Af...


Saudi women may soon drop long robes

Women are now also allowed to attend mixed public sporting events. "This in itself is bare witness that women should not be obliged to wear abayas ", said Mu...


Here's how to track the Tesla Roadster in space

The launch vehicle's liftoff occurred on February 6, at 3.45 p.m., without hitch, and here's the approximate sequence of the events, as they happened after th...