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For South Korea, the North is both a friend and an enemy

For South Korea, the North is both a friend and an enemy

Moon to Pyongyang for a summit. A Moon-Kim summit would mark the first time leaders of the two countries have met in 11 years. The gesture appears to build on Moon's policy of openness towards the North. Kim Yo-jong is thought to be about 30 years old; like her older brother, she appears to have been educated in Switzerland while a mass starvation, caused by their father's callous policies, killed hundreds of thousands (or perhaps even millions-the true extent is still not known) of her ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Switzerland spoils Korea's unity party

Switzerland spoils Korea's unity party

According to the Blue House, Kim Jong Un wanted to meet Moon "in the near future" and would like for him to visit North Korea "at his earliest convenience", his sister told Moon. The unified North and South Korea team's historic debut against Switzerland, who won bronze in 2014 at Sochi, came just 24 hours after the opening ceremony was marked by signs of unity between the two nations. Consulte Mais Informação

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Joint Korean women's hockey team loses opener 8-0

Joint Korean women's hockey team loses opener 8-0

A senior USA administration official told reporters that Pence did not discuss North Korea's invitation to Moon when the two leaders watched short track speed skating together. "You will inspire us all to live together in peace and harmony despite all the differences we have", said International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, before Moon declared the Games open. Consulte Mais Informação

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Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume US-S. Korea drills

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume US-S. Korea drills

Any summit between the two still-officially warring Koreas would be a coup for Moon, who has been pushing for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs . And as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula, Pence insisted Saturday "there is no daylight" among the United States and allies South Korea and Japan in intensifying pressure on the North over its nuclear and missile programs. Consulte Mais Informação

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EC Demands Power to Deregister Political Parties; Files Affidavit in SC

EC Demands Power to Deregister Political Parties; Files Affidavit in SC

The EC has not expressed support to the plea of advocate Ashwani Upadhyaya, but has referred to various measures it has initiated in the past to decriminalize Indian politics. However, no legislative steps have been taken with this regard. The Core Committee of Electoral Reforms, constituted by the Ministry of Law and Justice, embraced this in its "Experience Paper on Electoral Reforms" distributed in December 2010 and proposed that it might be viewed as, the sworn statement called attention to. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Jong Un's sister departs South Korea

Kim Jong Un's sister departs South Korea

According to sources knowledgeable about Japan-U.S. ties, immediately after Abe met with Moon on February 9, U.S. officials requested and were granted a hurriedly called meeting between Abe and U.S. The Koreans were crushed by Switzerland, 8-0. The offer puts Moon in a quandary, observers say - accept and he risks alienating key ally and protector Washington , decline and his lifelong hopes for engagement could wither. Consulte Mais Informação

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Leading Muslim figure Ali Selim backs female circumcision

Leading Muslim figure Ali Selim backs female circumcision

Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation ( FGM ), is defined as the partial of total destruction of female genitalia for non-medical reasons and was made illegal here in 2012. "If a doctor advises it is needed, then it has to be done". "You can't control people, it's against the law to practise abortion but people just cross the border and come back", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Skin creams could be behind hundreds of deaths, fire chief warns

Skin creams could be behind hundreds of deaths, fire chief warns

Paraffin-based skin creams - used to treat a range of conditions such as eczema and psoriasis - can become extremely flammable, a top fire chief has warned. According to the report, most creams containing paraffin do not contain warnings despite the risk. It also recommends patients wash their clothing and bedding regularly - preferably daily - to prevent the flammable paraffin oil from soaking into fabrics. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Signs 2-Year Spending Pact

Trump Signs 2-Year Spending Pact

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks to reporters ahead of an expected vote in the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on a short-term budget measure that would avert a rerun of last month's three-day partial government shutdown , on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., February 6, 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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Coalition to face more questions over Barnaby Joyce affair

Coalition to face more questions over Barnaby Joyce affair

Mr Joyce confirmed the news of his baby on Wednesday, and Ms Joyce said in a statement that she was "deeply saddened". Questions are now being asked about Ms Campion's employment during her time with the federal Nationals, after the media advisor past year moved from Mr Joyce's office to the office of minister Matt Canavan and later to the office of Nationals whip Damian Drum . Consulte Mais Informação

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House Passes Spending Bill Ending Overnight Government Shutdown

House Passes Spending Bill Ending Overnight Government Shutdown

When the Senate convened after midnight, Paul was back at the microphone, chiding Republicans and Democrats alike for a bipartisan agreement that increased the national debt by spending money on both parties' sacred cows. "I can't in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits", Paul said on the Senate floor hours before the chamber voted. Consulte Mais Informação

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