• Olympics - France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured
    Reuters37 minutes ago

    Olympics - France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured

    By Richard Lough and Hyunjoo Jin PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, France's sports minister said on Thursday, the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean

  • Reuters39 minutes ago

    Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured

    * France first country to raise security concerns * Site of Pyeongchang just 80km from N.Korea border * Tensions high after nuclear and missile tests, sanctions * Other countries monitoring situation, IOC says no Plan B (Add comments from games organiser, Japanese Olympic committee and background)

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    N.Korea's Kim says will make "deranged" Trump pay dearly for UN speech

    * Kim says Trump's comment confirm nuclear path is the right one * Kim promises "highest level of hard-line countermeasure" * Trump orders fresh U.S. sanctions on North Korea * North may consider Pacific hydrogen bomb test foreign minister * France says won't go to Winter Olympics if

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    South Korean Olympics organiser says closely monitoring geopolitical situation

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's organising committee for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics said on Friday it is closely monitoring the current geopolitical situation, adding that safety and security are the top priorities. France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Winter Games

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