12 February 2018, 06:07 | Taylor George
The 2018 Winter Olympic Games open on 9 February
Sri Lanka ex-leader Mahinda Rajapakse demands snap polls after victory
The president's party has 41 legislators and the prime minister's party commands 106 MPs in the 225-member parliament. Sirisena faces a sterner challenge from his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Trump questions Israel's interest in making peace with Palestine
US Vice President Mike Pence (R) arrives to a visit in the Western Wall on January 23, 2018 in Jerusalem , Israel . There are matters that continue to work - visas, and trade, and many aspects did not stop.
Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach then handed the podium to Moon, who declared the Olympics officially open. Abe confirmed the need for continued pressure on North Korea during a February 2 telephone call with U.S.
Bonds track firmer rand as market awaits news on Jacob Zuma
He also stands accused of helping the wealthy Gupta business family of illegally securing billions of rand in state contracts. The ANC leader said on Wednesday he and Zuma were holding direct talks over the transfer of power.