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North Korea to attend Olympics in rival South

SEOUL: North Korea will send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South, the rivals said Tuesday, after their first formal talks in more than two years following high tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. At the meeting in Panmunjom — the truce village in the Demilitarised Zone that splits the peninsula — the two sides also decided to hold military talks and to restore a military hotline closed since February 2016. It came after Seoul responded to a New Year speech by the North’s leader Kim Jong-Un…