According to USA unilateral sanctions against North Korea, no ship or aircraft can visit the United States within 180 days of going to North Korea.
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said on January 24 that the invitations to the Olympics will go only to clean Russian athletes with "not the slightest doubt or suspicion" about them.
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Lawyers for the married father-of-four have accused Ayari of slander and suggested the women colluded to try disgrace him. The allegations emerged late a year ago and prompted Ramadan to take a leave of absence from his post at Oxford.
The skiers are reserve members of South Korea's national team and won't be participating in the Pyeongchang Games that start February 9.
However, the North and South were still in negotiations over plans for South Korean athletes to train at North Korea's Masikryong ski resort, an official at the Ministry of Unification in Seoul told Reuters.
"The North, in the notice, said our press was fanning public opinion that insults the North's honest efforts made for the Pyeongchang Olympics and even took issue with the North's internal celebratory event, leaving the North no choice but to cancel the agreed-upon event", the Unification Ministry said in a statement.
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There's no official word yet on the pricing and availability of the phone in China and other global markets including India . After plenty of leaks and rumors, HMD Global has finally launched the 4G avatar of its nostalgia-inducing Nokia 3310 .
North Korea's army has scaled back annual winter military exercises this year, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing unidentified US officials familiar with intelligence reports.
Wednesday's flight was the first direct South Korean flight to North Korea since 2015, when South Korean labor unionists flew to Pyongyang for a goodwill soccer match with North Korean workers, the ministry said. They are assisting some 275 athletes and as many as 60,000 US citizens.
In response to Monday night's telegram, the ministry said "it is very regrettable that an event agreed by the South and the North will not be held due to North Korea's unilateral notification". The visit earlier this month of a prominent band leader to inspect artistic venues in the South was delayed by North Korea but eventually took place. A dozen North Korean hockey players have been training since last week with their South Korean teammates led by Canadian coach Sarah Murray. "But for us, how we compete will say everything".
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She noted that there is still an ongoing investigation regarding one other individual connected with the shooting. The court documents showed that early in the investigation, police believed Paddock may have had help.