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Regardless, both Pence and the North Korean officials can return home and claim they did what they came to Pyeongchang to do. A White House official said that, although Moon did not discuss the invitation with Pence on Saturday, the South Korean president made it very clear that only when North Korea actually starts to take steps to denuclearise would anyone even consider beginning to take the pressure off.
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    On Saturday morning, the North's official news agency, KCNA, issued a report about the Olympics opening that was notable in its lack of the loaded language it usually uses when writing about the South and the United States, which it characterizes as Seoul's overlord.
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    As she delivered the letter, Kim verbally stated her brother's "willingness to improve South-North Korea relations" and said he was willing to meet Moon "at the earliest date possible", the spokesman said. Moon and Kim made a short, historic meeting at the ceremony, though it was not clear if Pence and the representative of the isolated kingdom had any interaction.
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    On his flight to Alaska on Saturday, the vice president said he left Asia "encouraged that we will continue to work very closely to continue and intensify the maximum pressure campaign" against North Korea . On Saturday, Moon called for talks between North Korea and the United States. "Improvements in South-North relations should contribute to denuclearization eventually".
  • For South Korea, the North is both a friend and an enemy

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

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    Analysts say the North's Olympic diplomatic drive seeks to loosen worldwide sanctions against it and undermine the alliance between Seoul and Washington. Moon is desperate to use the games as an opportunity to restore regular communication with North Korea and eventually pull it into talks over resolving the global standoff over its nuclear program.
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    CNN took heat for a feature story on Saturday that said Kim Jong Un's sister is "stealing the show" at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea . For Abe, it looked as if Moon was acting more cordially to North Korea than to Japan. The PyeongChang Winter Olympics marks the 10th marching together of the two Koreas under a unified flag at the opening ceremony of an worldwide sports competition.
  • Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

    Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

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    The occasion is going to be historic for a different reason because it will also see the commencement of the first Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi ", said Suri. Modi had earlier visited Israel, but unlike the world dignitaries visiting Israel, he skipped Palestine. Some 2,000 Indian expatriates patiently waited at the Dubai Opera for more than an hour to complete security checks before their prime minister arrived.
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    The efforts of Fair Districts PA are only as successful as the collective action of the people on the local level - that is, you and I. We must contact our state legislators and let them know we expect them to do what they can to move House Bill 722 and Senate Bill 22 out of committee for hearings, beginning with co-sponsorship of the proposed bills.
  • Amid a White House in tumult, Trump defends former aide

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    The president's Saturday morning tweet came after wished Rob Porter well in his future endeavors without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and emotional abuse. But Kelly's hold on his post seemed the shakiest since he took the job in July, in part because several West Wing aides have had their faith shaken by his handling of the Porter accusations.
  • President Trump: Neither Israelis nor Palestinians looking to make peace

    President Trump: Neither Israelis nor Palestinians looking to make peace

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    An Israeli newspaper is quoting President Donald Trump as saying his recognition of Jerusalem as the country's capital was one of his biggest moves thus far as the US president. "I can understand why many other presidents bailed on their promise because tremendous pressure was put on them not to do it", Trump said, adding that "the lobbying against it was tremendous".