Yasukuni recognition sought for fallen brother

Aug 2, 2015

Yasukuni recognition sought for fallen brother

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Amid growing controversy over moves by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration toward allowing Japan to exercise the right to collective self-defense, an 88-year-old man wants people to know the story of his younger brother, who he says is the only Japanese man killed serving ...

Obama: Korean War vets 'deserve better'

Jul 28, 2013

Obama: Korean War vets 'deserve better'

President Barack Obama praised veterans of the Korean War at a ceremony Saturday marking the anniversary of the armistice, using their return to an apathetic America decades ago as a promise to better care for the generation that is returning from distant battlefields today. ...

Pyongyang exhibits USS Pueblo

Jul 28, 2013

Pyongyang exhibits USS Pueblo

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday unveiled a renovated Korean War museum with a U.S.-baiting centerpiece in the form of the spy ship USS Pueblo, captured in 1968. Kim cut the red ribbon on the monumental Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum after ...

Time running out for South Korean POWs still in North

Jul 15, 2013

Time running out for South Korean POWs still in North

Sixty years ago this month, a 21-year-old South Korean soldier named Lee Jae-won wrote a letter to his mother. He was somewhere in the middle of the peninsula, he wrote, and bullets were coming down like “raindrops.” He said he was scared. The next ...