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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea figure skaters delight crowds in Olympic debut

The duo finished at 11th place in the short program




North Korea's figure skaters have made their debut at the Winter Olympics, showing off an "electric" routine that earned them a spot in the qualifying round.

Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik were greeted by cheers as they performed their routine, set to an instrumental cover of The Beatles' "A Day in the Life".

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Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea to pay for North's delegation

Expensive guests: North Korean cheerleaders at the Pyeongchang Olympics



South Korea has approved a plan to pay the cost of hosting North Korea's delegation to the Winter Olympics.

The 2.86bn Korean won ($2.64m, £1.9m) will come from the South's unification ministry budget.

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South African lions eat 'poacher', leaving just his head

Local police said the lions ate almost all of the man's body (file picture)



A suspected big cat poacher has been eaten by lions near the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police say.

The animals left little behind, but some body parts were found over the weekend at a game park near Hoedspruit.

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