All posts tagged "AP"

  • In this Dec. 3, 2015, photo, human remains, which village elders claim belong to soldiers who fought in the Korean War, is laid out next to a burial site on Ryongyon-ri hill in Kujang county, North Korea. "Until They Are Home" is one of the most sacred vows of the U.S. military, yet there are 5,300 American GIs missing in North Korea from the Korean War whose remains are potentially recoverable. It has been more than a decade since any U.S. search teams have tried, and with construction projects across the country moving forward, many could already be lost forever. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    [AP EXCLUSIVE] US remains in N. Korea lost in political limbo

    RYONGYON-RI, North Korea  — The village elder put his shovel aside, stooped down by a scraggly bush and pulled a sack from the freshly turned dirt. Spreading open the sack, he reached in to reveal femurs, skull...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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  • A South Korean army soldier walks along the military wire fences on Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his front-line troops in a "quasi-state of war" and ordered them to prepare for battle a day after the most serious confrontation between the rivals in years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    AP Analysis: What’s different this time in Korean standoff?

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For years, North Korea’s litany of threats has been largely dismissed — Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a “sea of fire,” despite Pyongyang’s repeated promises to make it so....

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • In this March 10, 2015 file photo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo. Abe will become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint meeting of Congress in late April, the House speaker has announced. Foreign leaders have been accorded the honor 111 times since World War II, but not Japan, despite the tight alliance forged with the U.S. in the 70 years since 1945. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
    AP EXPLAINS: Japan’s long wait to address US Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington honors America’s closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress. But until Thursday, when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, no Japanese leaders...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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