President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un to seek a deal on denuclearisation while stressing US sanctions will remain in place, says the White House.
Demonstrations and rallies are being held across several countries as the world celebrates International Women's Day with the theme #PressforProgress.
Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy, who adopted five strays during the Sochi Games, says the South Korea farm is "one of the saddest places" he has ever been. At least 2 million dogs are slaughtered and eaten each year in Korea.
South Korea's Unification Ministry says the North's presence in Pyeongchang is generating "key momentum for improving inter-Korean relations and securing peace on the Korean peninsula."
North Korean leader's sister Kim Yo-jong and the rest of the delegation departed for Pyongyang on Kim Jong-un's private jet on Sunday. A day before, she had offered a summit between two rival countries.
The performance was due to take place at Mount Kumgang on Sunday as part of ongoing talks and visits between Seoul and Pyongyang ahead of the Games in Pyeongchang next month.
The flame arrived in South Korea on November 1, 100 days ahead of the opening ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games.
"All our weapons, including atomic bombs, hydrogen bombs and ballistic missiles are only aimed at the United States, not our brethren, nor China and Russia," Pyongyang's chief negotiator says.
North Korean and South Korean representatives will discuss the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and other issues of mutual interest on January 9.
Warships from US, South Korea and Japan will simulate detecting potential ballistic missiles from North Korea as tensions rise in the region over Pyongyang's fast-developing weapons programmes.
Binali Yildirim's visit comes as two countries celebrate 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries shortly after the Korean War in 1950s.
US President Donald Trump wants to counter the Pyongyang threat. During his meeting with military commanders he said "ultimately it will all work out."
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