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The 229 women in North Korea"s "Army of Beauties" at the Winter Olympics are hand picked, unpaid, and guarded 24/7

Carl Court / Getty Images • The North Korean cheerleaders at the Winter Olympics have captured the world's attention. • They've also prompted criticism of what.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2018

North Korea is sending its cheer squad to the Winter Olympics — meet the group of young, highly-vetted, and patriotic women behind it

North Korea is preparing to send hundreds of people to the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February after a major diplomatic breakthrough — including its famous cheerleading .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2018

North Korean "Army of Beauties" Cheer Squad and Athletes Will Attend the Olympics Games, Pyongyang Promises

North Korea's cheerleaders are very popular in the South......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 9th, 2018

North Korea plans to send a man blamed for the death of 46 South Korean sailors to the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Ahn Young-joon/AP North Korea will send the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics. The latest visit by offi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 27 min. ago

North Korea Pulled Out of Pence Meeting at Last Minute

North Korea canceled a secretly planned meeting with Vice President Mike Pence during his trip to the Winter Olympics in South Korea this month, a session that would have amounted to the highest-level visit between the U.S. and North Korea in years......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2018

North Korea bailed at the last minute before a secret meeting with Pence at the Winter Olympics

Matthias Hangst/Getty Images North Korea pulled out of a secret meeting with the US Vice President Mike Pence during the Olympic Games. The delegates fr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 20th, 2018

Ivanka Trump May Discuss U.S.-North Korea Talks Plan During Winter Olympics Visit

“Issues of mutual interest could naturally be on the table during the process of the visit,” South Korean foreign ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 20th, 2018

Ivanka Trump is reportedly going to get a lavish, First Lady-style welcome at the Winter Olympics — in the hope she"ll persuade Trump to visit North Korea

South Korea plans to ro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 19th, 2018

North Korea Stiffs South With Winter Olympics Hotel Bill Worth Millions

The 2018 games, attended by over 500 North Korean delegates, are especially expensive......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 14th, 2018

Watch North Korea"s cheer squad clap and dance in perfect unison during the Winter Olympics

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The 2018 Winter Olympics are taking place .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2018

How North Korea has deployed a tool that has polarized the Winter Olympics

The North Koreans' two most unlikely spectators, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US Vice-President Mike Pence, were seated below and to the right of them.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 13th, 2018

North Korea issues statement applauding South Korea"s hospitality toward its delegates at the Winter Olympics

KCNA via REUTERS Nort.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2018

North and South Korea extend hands of peace after symbolic Winter Olympics

The symbolism was meant to emphasise that while Korea remains one of the very few politically divided countries in the world, reunification remained on the agenda of their respective governments.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 13th, 2018

New Formula: Pressure Plus Diplomacy on North Korea

Weeks of maneuvering by North and South Korea around the Winter Olympics will lead to a new chapter in the Trump administration’s bid to exert maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang over nuclear weapons, Gerald F. Seib writes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2018

Olympics host Pyeongchang changed its name so people would stop confusing it with North Korea"s capital

Clive Mason/Getty Images The Winter Olympics are being held in the South Korean city Pyeongchang. All promotional material, and local media ou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2018

The fierce and creepy chants of the North Korea cheer squad are stealing the show at the Winter Olympics (and they"ll go to prison if they do anything wrong)

REUTERS/Ahn Young-joon/Pool North Korea's official cheer squad is making its presence felt at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The cheerleaders watched Switzerland's ice hockey team demolish a unified all-Korea team 8-0,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2018

Cyber attack hits Olympics: Organisers confirm heist, don"t reveal source

Cyber security experts had warned of potential attacks on the Winter Olympics, with both North Korea and Russia touted as possible sources.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 11th, 2018

"Trump,’ ‘Kim Jong Un’ Meet at Winter Olympics to Call for U.S.-North Korea Peace

“We want peace, everybody wants peace, nobody wants war.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 9th, 2018

In pics: Awkward diplomacy on show as Winter Olympics begin in South Korea

Figure skating star Kim Yuna lights cauldron; North and South Korean leaders shake hands.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2018

Mike Pence Dodged North Korea Handshake by Leaving Winter Olympics Reception Early

Pence shook hands with other leaders, including close ally Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but not Kim Yong Nam......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 9th, 2018

Mike Pence Dodged North Korea Handshake By Leaving Winter Olympics Reception Early

Pence shook hands with other leaders, including close ally Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but not Kim Yong Nam......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 9th, 2018