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South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea. | Video

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White House - Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear programme 6:31pm GMT

SEOUL/WASHINGTON The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end to its nuclear programme after senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea said on Sunday their government was open to talks with the United States.

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South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games' 6:26pm GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea. | Video

Olympics-South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games' 12:42pm GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea.

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Olympics: Alpine skiing - U.S. skis off to the 'doctor' after bruising Pyeongchang 8:54am GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea American Alpine skiers have walked away from Pyeongchang Games without major injuries but the same can not be said of their skis, which were severely damaged by the extreme weather conditions in South Korea, a U.S. ski technician said.

Alpine skiing-Olympics-U.S. skis off to the 'doctor' after bruising Pyeongchang 8:37am GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 American Alpine skiers have walked away from Pyeongchang Games without major injuries but the same can not be said of their skis, which were severely damaged by the extreme weather conditions in South Korea, a U.S. ski technician said.

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Pizza time for slimmed-down Korean brakeman Kim 6:19am GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea The South Korean team's thoughts turned quickly to food after tying for the Olympic silver medal in the four-man bobsleigh on Sunday, and hungriest of all was brakeman Kim Donghyun.

Olympics-Disappointing U.S. to look at itself, and others, for answers 5:57am GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 Having fallen way short of their Olympic medal target, the U.S. team said on Sunday it would take a hard look at what went wrong in South Korea - and a long look at who fared well.

Olympics-Bobsleigh-Pizza time for slimmed-down Korean brakeman Kim 5:56am GMT

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 The South Korean team's thoughts turned quickly to food after tying for the Olympic silver medal in the four-man bobsleigh on Sunday, and hungriest of all was brakeman Kim Donghyun.

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Curling - Sweden take gold to end Korean fairytale run 4:40am GMT

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the 'Garlic Girls' fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation.

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Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue as fighting rages

BEIRUT Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country. | Video