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Beijing registers highest COVID-19 cases in past 18 months ahead of Winter Olympics

Beijing: Beijing recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the last 18 months just ahead of the start of the  Winter Olympics here.

Australian Uyghur leader feels 'hurt' that athletes are still participating in Beijing Winter Olympics

Beijing/Melbourne: Uyghur community leader Adam Turan has said he felt 'hurt' that Australian athletes are still deciding to participate in Winter Olympics in China, a nation "where they are carrying out a genocide against our people".

Austria: Tibetans organize rally demanding boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics over China's human rights abuses

Vienna: Save Tibet organization held a rally in Austria to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights violations.

Athletes warned against speaking out against China during Beijing Winter Olympics

Human rights group has warned that competitors at the Beijing Winter Olympics will face an “Orwellian surveillance state” in China and could put themselves in danger if they speak out in support of the Uyghur Muslims.

North Korea to boycott 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

Pyongyang/UNI/Sputnik: North Korea will not take part in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing over the activities of "hostile forces" and the COVID-19 pandemic, the stare-run KCNA news agency reported on Friday.

Canada announces diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Ottawa/IBNS: The Canadian government has launched a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.

US diplomats to boycott 2022 Beijing Olympics: White House

Washington: The US government will not send an official US delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as a protest against China's 'ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses ',White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Monday.

Olympic message of peace is universal, UN chief says in Pyeongchang

New York, Feb 10 (JEN): As the world comes together for the Winter Olympics, which kicked off Friday in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on everyone to recognize and promote the Games’ universal message of peace and tolerance.

US President Donald Trump announces delegation to attend Winter Olympics

Washington, Fe 2 (IBNS): President Donald J. Trump has announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Opening Ceremony and events of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games beginning Friday, Feb 9, 2018.

North Korea targets South Korea leader Moon Jae-in for praising US roles in inter-Korean talks

Pyongyang, Jan 15 (IBNS): North Korea has slammed South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he recently praised US President Donald Trump for his roles in opening up inter-Korean talks.

Winter Olympics: North Korea to send delegation to South

Seoul/Pyongyang, Jan 9 (IBNS): In a major development, North Korea said on Tuesday that it will be sending delegates to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics, reports said.

Winter Olympics: South Korea, North Korea begin talks

Seoul, Jan 9 (IBNS): In a significant development, North and South Korea on Tuesday commenced formal talks as they discussed North Korea's potential participation in the Winter Olympics.