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Yesterday β€” September 19th 2018Your RSS feeds

North and South Korea Plan to Jointly Bid on 2032 Summer Olympics

By VICTOR MATHER

No details were announced but the mere possibility of the countries’ bidding on the Games demonstrated how they have been a strong motivator for closer ties.

North Korea’s New Nuclear Promises Fall Short of U.S. Demands

By CHOE SANG-HUN and DAVID E. SANGER

Kim Jong-un agreed to “permanently dismantle” key facilities in a bid to ease tensions with South Korea, but his offers stop short of denuclearization.

On Tennis: Federer Is Bringing Up Baby

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY

His child is the Laver Cup, and he’s giving it a lot of love to help it succeed, even though the odds are against him

Trump Hit Iran With Oil Sanctions. So Far, They’re Working.

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS

Iranian exports have fallen without a feared surge in global prices, thanks to plentiful supplies. Still, the policy’s success could be fleeting.

Viacom launches VOD mobile app in CEE

By Chris Dziadul

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced the launch of its first mobile video streaming app in partnership with an affiliate platform in Central and Eastern Europe.

Effective September 19, Telenor customers in Serbia will have free access to long-form content through the Nickelodeon Play VOD mobile app.

The app gives access to both full-length episodes of iconic Nickelodeon animation series and short form content. It will also be introduced by Telenor in Montenegro in October and is expected to launch with more CEE affiliate partners in the coming months.

Commenting on the development, Bartosz Witak, SVP, general manager for VIMN in Central Eastern Europe and Israel, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Telenor to allow mobile customers full access to the great Nickelodeon content on-the-go and on-demand for the first time in Serbia and Montenegro.

“The video streaming app will give Telenor premium customers greater flexibility and choice over when and where they experience their favourite shows and characters, serving their growing appetite for on-demand solutions.”

Sasa Filipovic, CMO of Telenor Serbia, added: “Now, that Nickelodeon Play is part of Telenor digital ecosystem, the youngest ones have a chance to enjoy contents suitable for their age. At the same time, parents don’t have to worry because with this application we provide safe internet environment for their children. Telenor customers are the first in the region to have access to this application, which is fully tailored to the market. In this way, we continue to enrich contents we are offering and, consequently the customer experience”.

Viacom launches VOD mobile app in CEE

By Chris Dziadul

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced the launch of its first mobile video streaming app in partnership with an affiliate platform in Central and Eastern Europe.

Effective September 19, Telenor customers in Serbia will have free access to long-form content through the Nickelodeon Play VOD mobile app.

The app gives access to both full-length episodes of iconic Nickelodeon animation series and short form content. It will also be introduced by Telenor in Montenegro in October and is expected to launch with more CEE affiliate partners in the coming months.

Commenting on the development, Bartosz Witak, SVP, general manager for VIMN in Central Eastern Europe and Israel, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Telenor to allow mobile customers full access to the great Nickelodeon content on-the-go and on-demand for the first time in Serbia and Montenegro.

“The video streaming app will give Telenor premium customers greater flexibility and choice over when and where they experience their favourite shows and characters, serving their growing appetite for on-demand solutions.”

Sasa Filipovic, CMO of Telenor Serbia, added: “Now, that Nickelodeon Play is part of Telenor digital ecosystem, the youngest ones have a chance to enjoy contents suitable for their age. At the same time, parents don’t have to worry because with this application we provide safe internet environment for their children. Telenor customers are the first in the region to have access to this application, which is fully tailored to the market. In this way, we continue to enrich contents we are offering and, consequently the customer experience”.

Arson Spree at Schools Stokes Suspicions of Pakistani Forces

By MEHER AHMAD

Along a cluster of Chinese development projects, a wave of arson is followed by military reinforcement, and a reminder that girls’ education is vulnerable.

McDonald’s Workers Across the U.S. Stage #MeToo Protests

By RACHEL ABRAMS

Hundreds of McDonald’s employees rallied to demand that the largest fast food chain in the country do more to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

Will Donald Trump Stand Up to China?

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

He’s cracking down over trade, but it’s urgent that he protest Beijing’s human rights abuses as well.

Before yesterdayYour RSS feeds

The U.S. Can’t Punish the Palestinians Into Negotiating

By DANA H. ALLIN and STEVEN SIMON

Diplomacy as coercion goes against everything American foreign policy stands for.

Kim Jong-un Will Visit South Korea, Leaders Announce

By CHOE SANG-HUN

The promised trip would be the first ever by a North Korean leader. Mr. Kim also promised to dismantle missile facilities in the presence of outside inspectors.

China Once Looked Tough on Trade. Now Its Options Are Dwindling.

By KEITH BRADSHER

China said it would impose tariffs on an additional $60 billion of U.S. imports. But Beijing is running out of American goods to target as the trade war intensifies.

Putin Calls Downing of Russian Plane in Syria β€˜Tragic’ and Absolves Israel

By DAVID M. HALBFINGER and ANDREW HIGGINS

Tensions briefly flared after the plane was destroyed by Syrian antiaircraft missiles that were countering Israeli warplanes striking targets in Syria.

Markets in Asia and Europe Unfazed by Trade-War Escalation

By JACK EWING and ALEXANDRA STEVENSON

Stock indexes on Wall Street were poised to rise on Tuesday morning, after China’s market closed higher and Europe’s main indexes were all up slightly.

China Accuses Taiwan of Using Students for Espionage

By SUI-LEE WEE and CHRIS HORTON

“Taiwan calls on China to rein itself in from this precipice as quickly as it can,” the island’s government responded, accusing Beijing of hypocrisy.

North and South Korea Push to End Korean War, but U.S. Remains Wary

By CHOE SANG-HUN

Fighting in the Korean War ended in 1953, but a peace treaty was never signed. Now North Korea wants a deal, and so does the South’s leader.

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