The United States appears to have a change of heart on talks following North Korea's diplomatic offensive at the Olympics. Also: Iraq appeals for billions of dollars for reconstruction and the slave history behind the song Kumbaya.
Israel says it has inflicted huge damage on Syrian air defences after one of its fighter jets was brought down during a raid over Syria. Also: Britain's foreign secretary is in Myanmar to discuss Rohingya refugees who fled the country for Bangladesh, and the Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson, known for his film soundtracks, has died.
The Games are taking place in PyeongChang amid tension over North Korea's nuclear programme. Also: the former Colombian rebel group, FARC, suspends its election campaign, and the race to find a mate for a lonely Bolivian water frog.
The Olympic flame has been lit at the stadium in Pyeongchang, where dozens of athletes from North and South Korea marched together side by side at the opening ceremony for the Winter games. Also: President Trump has signed into law a two-year budget passed by Congress and first human eggs grown in laboratory.