U.S. returns looted royal seals to South Korea

Jul 1, 2017

U.S. returns looted royal seals to South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is returning from an official visit to Washington with two ancient royal seals looted during the Korean War, reports said Saturday. The repatriation of the Joseon Dynasty antiques, dating from the 16th and 17th centuries, comes after years of campaigning ...

Dreaded WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

Jun 27, 2017

Dreaded WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

Salvaged from the Papua New Guinean jungle, a restored World War II Japanese Zero fighter has taken to the skies over the land that gave birth to the once-feared warplane. The aircraft — emblazoned with tell-tale rising sun symbols — is one of just a ...

U.N. nations vote against Britain, seek ICJ ruling on Chagos

Jun 23, 2017

U.N. nations vote against Britain, seek ICJ ruling on Chagos

In a diplomatic blow to Britain, the United Nations voted Thursday to ask the International Court of Justice to rule on the fate of the British-ruled Chagos islands, which host an important military base shared with the U.S. The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at ...