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Olympic Organizing Committee Claims End of Norovirus Outbreak

The Organizing Committee of the Winter Olympics in South Korea has managed to prevent the spread of the norovirus infection, which causes abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea, the committee’s spokeswoman Nancy Park said.

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Donald Trump: An unlikely catalyst for reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula

WITH the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the world has witnessed a rare show of unity between North and South Korea, as athletes compete together under one flag, high-level delegates meet for lunch at the presidential palace and President Moon is invited to meet with Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang “at the earliest date possible”.

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Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea – Washington Post

The United States and South Korea have agreed on terms for further diplomatic engagement with North Korea, first with Seoul and then possibly leading to direct talks with Washington without pre-conditions, Vice President Mike Pence said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.

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Seoul seeks communication, lower military tension ahead of possible North Korea summit

South Korea said on Monday it will try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War and seek to lower military tensions with North Korea as the first steps towards establishing grounds for a rare summit between the two Koreas.

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Winter Olympics: Russia denies launching cyber attacks

The Russian Foreign Ministry has denied launching cyber attacks against the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games slated to be held from Friday in South Korea.

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Two Koreas, Split by War, Use Olympics to Make Rare Shows of Unity

The first time South Korea hosted an Olympics — in 1988 in its capital, Seoul — the International Olympic Committee invited North Korea to talks in advance. The North Koreans showed up with a list of demands.

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South Korea bans 36,000 foreigners from entering for Winter Olympics – Yonhap

South Korea has banned 36,000 foreigners from entering the country ahead of the Winter Olympics, citing security concerns, Yonhap News Agency said on Monday.

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‘Insulting’ media coverage prompts North Korea to cancel performance with South

“BIASED” and “insulting” media coverage has prompted North Korea to abruptly cancel a joint cultural performance with South Korea, South Korea‘s unification ministry said on Monday.x

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South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

South Korea on Saturday requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation over the weekend to prepare for a visit by an art troupe during next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Japan Reportedly Prepares Compatriots’ Evacuation Plan From Korean Peninsula

The Japanese government has started working out a plan of evacuation of compatriots, as well as of the US citizens from South Korea by sea in case of potential attack conducted by North Korea, local media reported Tuesday.

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Iranian oil tanker in East China Sea could burn for a month

The stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea could burn for as long as one month, South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries told Reuters on Wednesday, as the blaze raged for a fourth day following a collision with a freight ship.

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Kim Jong-un urges forming conditions for normalization of ties with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in his address to the nation that conditions must be formed for normalization of relations with South Korea, KCNA news agency reported on Sunday.

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Japan, US and South Korea hold joint military drills amid tensions on Korean Peninsula

Japan, the United States and South Korea began their joint naval exercises on Monday amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the headquarters of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force said.

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North Korean Submarine Missile Threat Prompts U.S.-Led Military Drills

Amid fears that North Korea is rapidly developing its submarine-launched ballistic missile technology, the United States, Japan and South Korea are teaming up for a drill to track such hard-to-detect missiles, military officials said Monday.

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Iran signs US$856m rail deal with South Korea firm

South Korea’s Hyundai Rotem signed a €۷۲۰-million (US$856 million) deal with Iran on on Saturday (Dec 2) to manufacture 450 rail buses for suburban trains, Iranian state media reported.

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South Korea quake was second-strongest on record

A rare earthquake that struck South Korea on Wednesday was the second-strongest on record, authorities said.

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