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South Korea presidential adviser says U.S.-South Korea drills to start early April – Yonhap

South Korea and the United States will start in early April a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a South Korean presidential security adviser said according to Yonhap news agency.

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Ivanka Trump calls for ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

Ivanka Trump is leading a US delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea in an effort to show a softer side of US diplomacy on the peninsula while calling for maximum pressure to be put on North Korea.

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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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‘Protocol headache’ for Winter Olympics as Mike Pence and Kim Jong-un’s sister arrive

US and senior North Korean officials say they have no intention of meeting each other at the Winter Olympics – even though vice-president Mike Pence and Kim Jong-un’s younger sister will be seated just metres apart at the opening ceremony.

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High Hopes for Talks as North Korea Prepares to Send a Top Official to the Olympics

North Korea’s ceremonial head of state will lead a delegation to the South amid an easing of tensions that could pave the way for high-level talks on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

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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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North Korea to parade dozens of long-range missiles before Winter Olympics

North Korea is planning to show off dozens of long-range missiles at a February 8 parade, the day before the Winter Olympics is set to begin in South Korea, two diplomatic sources with deep knowledge of North Korea’s intentions told CNN Wednesday.

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South Korea says still pushing forward on other projects with North Korea

South Korea will go ahead with other Winter Olympics projects with North Korea despite Pyongyang calling off a joint cultural performance that was less than a week away, a South Korean government official said on Tuesday.

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