Winter Olympics 2018: Pyeongchang restaurants refuse to stop serving dog meat

Shot of a Hwasong-15 ICBM in North Korea’s military parade released on North Korean Central Television

Shot of a Hwasong-15 ICBM in North Korea’s military parade released on North Korean Central Television

The invitation came as the two Koreas are enjoying a rare moment of unity after the North agreed to participate in the February 9-25 Winter Games and sent 22 athletes and a high-level delegation that included his powerful sister to the South.

After months of tensions, the athletes from the two countries marched under the same flag in the parade ceremony.

After years of frustration, billions of dollars and a nagging national debate about their worth, the opening ceremonies took place before a world watching the moment not only for its athletic significance and global spectacle, but for clues about what the peninsula's political future could hold.

Earlier in the day, Moon met the North Korean delegation at the South Korean presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House). He said, "Athletes from the two Koreas will work together for victory, and that will resonate with and be remembered in the hearts of people around the world as a sign of peace".

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Israel has largely confined its operations to targeting Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shia militant group that is a key ally of Iran . An hour later, Israeli jets were dispatched and sent to attack the base in Syria where the drone came from.

The 32-strong contingent were lead into the PyeongChang games by the skier.

North Korean player Jong, who had one of the team's eight shots on the night, said she would like to see a unified team continue after the Olympics.

Kim Yo Jong, 28, is the first member of the ruling Kim family bearing the bloodline of the sacred Mount Paektu, a centrepiece of the North's idolisation and propaganda campaign, to cross the border into the South since the 1950-53 Korean War.

ABOARD AIR FORCE TWO Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved short-lived, drowned out by images of the two Koreas marching and competing as one.

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Lookalikes of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un who caused a stir at Friday's Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony have thanked organisers for their tender loving care.

It was also attended by a North Korean delegation, including its titular leader Kim Yong-nam and Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of the North Korean leader as a delegate. She and the rest of the North delegation are to join Moon for a meal on Saturday. But Vice President Pence has not ruled out a meeting with North Korean officials during his visit to South Korea.

North Korea's decision to participate has eased tensions after months of saber rattling and missile and nuclear tests that have raised fears it's closer-than-expected to achieving its goal of developing a nuclear weapon that could reach the US mainland.

"Let me say President Trump has said he always believes in talking, but I haven't requested any meeting", Pence told reporters.

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"We've faced a lot of complaints from restaurant operators that we are threatening their livelihood", said Mr Lee, adding that sales of pork and other meat were allegedly leading to poor sales.

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