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North Korea on Tuesday denounced President Donald Trump's tweeted message that he has a bigger nuclear button than its leader Kim Jong-Un as the "spasm of a lunatic" and the "bark of a rabid dog".
The inclusion of an all-singing, all-dancing Olympic cheer-leading squad as a key element of the most significant diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula in two years may, at first, seem like an odd choice for two countries who are still technically at war.
South Korean President Moon Jae In is willing to meet North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un “under the right conditions,” the South Korean leader said in Seoul on Wednesday.
North Korea said during rare talks with the South on Tuesday it will send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month and Seoul said it was prepared to lift some sanctions temporarily to facilitate the visit if needed.
Pope Francis called on the international community to support dialogue to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and to work for a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons.
US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he hopes rare talks between North and South Korea will go “beyond the Olympics,” with Washington joining the process at the “appropriate time.”
US President Donald Trump said Thursday that high-level talks set for next week between North and South Korea are “a good thing,” while also seemingly taking credit for them.
China “welcomes and supports” South Korea’s initiative to hold high-level talks with North Korea ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has welcomed Kim Jong Un’s apparent willingness to enter into dialogue and called for swift measures to help North Korea participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics during a Cabinet meeting, in Seoul, on Tuesday.
Mr Han Sungrae, the Director of Korean Cultural Centre said about 35 Nigerians have designed the mascots for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, in South Korea, next year.
Leicester manager Claude Puel admits striker Islam Slimani may have to leave the club this January transfer window to find regular game time.
Suspected Boko Haram fighters have killed at least four soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military post in Niger’s southeastern Diffa region, local officials and two security sources said on Thursday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Thursday in Abuja urged employers in the private and public sector to send in more requests for the services of corps members.
President Macky Sall on Thursday suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal's forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal trade in timber.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has charged the reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United Football Club of Jos, to ensure they retained their title.
The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have reinstated one out of the four students suspended for protesting poor welfare conditions in October 2017.
The Nasarawa State Government and the Management of Breeze FM, Lafia, have agreed to settle out-of-court, the case on the demolition of the broadcast station in Lafia, by the state government.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has arrested two suspected traffickers among Nigerian repatriated from Libya.
Borussia Dortmund want-away star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly close to signing for Premier League side Arsenal -- with the German club in turn hoping to recruit Michy Batshuayi from Chelsea.
The Yobe government on Saturday reunited 29 indigenes of the state repatriated from Libya to Nigeria with their families.